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Chestnut V. Bertoletti in Pizza Hut Event

The ongoing confusion over who is the world pizza-eating champion will end on June 5, when Joey “Jaws” Chestnut and Patrick Bertoletti (both of whom hold pizza titles) meet at the SpikeTV Guys Choice Awards in Los Angeles for The Pizza Hut® Chow-lenge, in which they will compete with 14-inch pizzas.

The Pizza Hut® Chow-lenge -- a 10-minute all-you-can-eat event that will take place in Sony Studios with portions to be broadcast on Spike TV on June 20 at 10:00 pm. -- has been compared to the heavyweight boxing match in which Mike Tyson reunified the world boxing titles.

Chestnut, the number-one-ranked eater in the world who last year set the world record in hot dogs and buns (68 in 10 minutes), holds the world pizza eating title in the 14-inch category (45 slices). Bertoletti, ranked number four, holds two different pizza-eating titles: the monster 24-inch pizza (seven and one half slices) and the 16-inch pizza (47 slices). Bertoletti is from Chicago and he is known in eating circles as "Deep Dish."

“The existence of multiple titles has caused confusion within the world of sports, making it impossible for fans to identify the true pizza-eating champion of the world,” said Chris Fuller of Pizza Hut. “This event is designed to settle the matter once and for all with Pizza Hut®, the pizza favorite.”

The Pizza Hut® Chow-lenge is a 10-minute all-you-can-eat event that will take place in Sony Studios; portions of the contest will be broadcast on the Spike TV Guys Choice awards airing June 20 at 10:00 pm.