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How to watch the men’s 2021 Nathan’s Hot Dog Eating Contest via online stream

We take a look at how to watch the men’s 2021 Nathan’s Hot Dog Eating Contest via live online stream.

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Joey Chestnut reacts after he wins the annual Nathan’s hot dog eating contest on July 4, 2019 in New York City. Nathan’s held its first hot dog eating contest in Coney Island on July 4, 1916. Photo by Kena Betancur/Getty Images

The 2021 Nathan’s Famous Hot Dog Eating contest is set for this Sunday afternoon on its traditional date of the Fourth of July. After holding the event at an indoor location in 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic, it moves back to Coney Island once again in 2021.

Joey Chestnut looks to break his record from last year of 75 hot dogs eaten, and looks to be the winner for the 14th time in the last 15 years. He’s a massive -3335 favorite at DraftKings Sportsbook, with the rest of the 18-member field combined a +900 underdog.

How to watch men’s 2021 Nathan’s Hot Dog Eating Contest

Date: Sunday, July 4th
Time: 12:30 p.m.
TV Channel: ESPN
Livestream: WatchESPN

If you aren’t around a TV to watch this year’s competition, you can stream it via WatchESPN or the ESPN app. But keep in mind that you need a cable-login subscription. If you don’t have a cable login to access ESPN for a live stream, you can get a free trial from YouTube TV, Hulu with Live TV, AT&T TV Now, FuboTV, or Sling TV to stream the action from Coney Island.