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Music City Bowl hosts World Hot Chicken Eating Championship

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Molly Schuyler, winner Molly Schuyler, winner
NASHVILLE, Tenn. -

While many people were getting ready for this year's Music City Bowl, others were preparing to eat a lot of hot chicken.

The Music City Bowl hosted the new Hot Chicken Eating Championship on Sunday.

Four professional competitive eaters were announced as the main line-up, along with super fans to compete for the new record. 

Organizers say the championship not only celebrates football, but the local food as well.

"When people talk about it it's one of the things tourists talk about. I think we've tried to always make the bowl week unique to Nashville and this is a new addition this year," said President, Scott Ramsey.

Competitors battled for the World Hot Chicken Eating Champion title and New World Hot Chicken Eating Record. Molly Schuyler took home the title.

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