2016 Gyoza Eating Championship


Matt Stonie became the first back-to-back champion at the Day-Lee Foods World Gyoza Eating Championship since 2009 after downing 323 gyoza in front of an electric crowd. Geoffrey Esper took 2nd in a record-setting debut with 243 gyoza, while Miki Sudo placed 3rd after setting a new women’s record with 229. In the undercard, Christian Miyamae took the Little Tokyo Community title with 34 gyoza in 2 minutes, Osaka Kenjin Kai won the inaugural Ninin Baori Contest, and LAFD defeated LAPD for the third straight year 170-145.