Joey Chestnut, injured and grieving, still favorite to win Nathan's

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Suffering from injury, misery and sadness while participating

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the annual Nathan's International Hot Dog

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Joey Chestnut knows the situation of other competing eaters.

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Champion Chestnut is as likely to lose the contest as Nathan,

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It does not downplay what 38-year-old Chestnut experienced.

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Chestnut said he suffered from a complex fracture of his right leg,

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two surgeries, and as a result spent 13 days in the hospital.

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