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True Story: Competitive Eater Resorts to Dirt, Grass (VIDEO)

by Aimee Deeken, posted Dec 16th 2010 6:00AM
Mark Wahlberg Talks Extreme Eating on 'Jimmy Kimmel'In the middle of Joe Pesci's golf tournament, quite a different competition ensued, Mark Wahlberg told the studio audience on 'Jimmy Kimmel Live' (weeknights, 12AM ET on ABC). The actor's buddy "Nacho" -- a professional competitive eater -- was there, as well as another extreme eater who was a friend of Pesci's. That guy grabbed a fish from the pond, cooked it up and ate the whole thing, bones and all.

Wahlberg got a big divot of dirt and grass on the 18th hole. "[Nacho] put the divot on a hamburger roll -- ketchup, mustard, ate the whole thing," said Wahlberg. Unsurprisingly, he didn't feel very well afterward, but he soundly beat his opponent.

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