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Debaucherous Wing Bowl Crowns 25th Champ

'Notorious B.O.B' downs 409 wings to reign at Wing Bowl

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    NBC10 cameras capture an entrance at the 2017 SportsRadio 94WIP's Wing Bowl 25 and catch PJ Whelihan's putting the finishing touches on some wings. (Published Friday, Feb. 3, 2017)

    Bob "Notorious B.O.B." Shoudt choked down 409 chicken wings to become the finger-licking champion of Philadelphia's Wing Bowl.

    His winning finish Friday was 20 wings less than Molly Schuyler inhaled last year to take the championship title.

    But Schuyler won a special, five-minute race this year against Bill "El Wingador" Simmonds after downing 95 wings.

    Notorious B.O.B. wins Wing Bowl 25 by eating 409 chicken wings at the Wells Fargo Center on February 3, 2017 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
    Photo credit: Mitchell Leff/Getty Images

    The morning eating ordeal draws boozy spectators who tailgate beforehand outside the Wells Fargo Center in South Philadelphia to watch flamboyant contestants and suggestively-clad women known as Wingettes. This year, rapper Coolio performed between rounds and wrestling legend Ric Flair belted out a "Woooo!" or two.

    Shoudt took home $10,000, a Hyundai Santa Fe SUV and Harley Davidson motorcycle.

    Even with the slogan "if you heave, you leave," the event included some romance. One contestant proposed to his girlfriend after he was ejected from the eat-off. She said "yes." Craziest Food Heists: Nabisco Cookies, CrackersCraziest Food Heists: Nabisco Cookies, Crackers