MLE World Fried Okra Eating Championship at the Oklahoma State Fair

Date: 09/16/2006
Location: Oklahoma City, OK
Winner: Sonya Thomas, Fried Okra
Total Prizes: $3000

Recap is continually providing the top eaters in the nation with new records to set. On September 16 in Oklahoma City, Sonya Thomas took the title of World Fried Okra Eating Champion with 9.75 lbs of the Southern treat in 10 minutes.

Pat Bertoletti came extremely close to the Black Widow and finished 2nd with 9.5 lbs.

Erik the Red Denmark was also present, and performed well with 5 lbs for third.

Miles Karpe III, an Oklahoma native who competed in grilled cheese last year, was quite impressive and came in 4th place with 4.5 lbs.