Ex-Champ Couldn’t ‘Ketchup’ in Hot Dog Eating Contest

Last year's winner in the women's division Sonya Thomas looks at this year's winner Miki Sudo after time expires in the annual Nathan's Famous Fourth of July Hot Dog Eating Contest at Coney Island in the Brooklyn borough of New York July 4, 2014. Hurricane Arthur dampened many Independence Day plans but didn't wash out the annual Nathan's Famous Fourth of July International Hot Dog-Eating Contest in Coney Island, New York, where a slate of men and women professional eaters competed for purses of $20,000. ERIC THAYER / Reuters

Two-time defending champion Sonya Thomas — "The Black Widow" — lost her title to a Las Vegas woman, who ate 34 franks and buns in 10 minutes.

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