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Nathan's Famous

New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg (L) stands behind trophies at the Nathan's Famous Fourth of July International Hot Dog Eating Contest weigh-in ceremony on July 3, 2012 in New York City. The annual hot dog eating event is expected to draw 30,000 fans on July 4, in Coney Island section of Brooklyn. (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Nathan's hot dog contest

Contestants compete in the 2012 Nathan's Famous Fourth of July

International Eating Contest at Coney Island in the Brooklyn borough of

New York on July 4.