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‘Super’ Squibb Favorite at Wing Bowl 21

94WIP releases the odds for this year’s contest.

Three-time champ Jonathan “Super” Squibb, of Winslow Township, is a slight favorite against five all-stars in the overall challenge at Wing Bowl 21, while another Camden County eater is a top seed in the local competition this year.

Squibb was pegged at 3-2 odds by WIP morning show co-host Al Morganti, just ahead of James "The Bear" McDonald, of Connecticut, who’s listed as 2-1.

After getting knocked from his throne a year ago by the unstoppable beast that was Japanese pro Takeru Kobayashi, Squibb has vowed to shoot for 300 wings to reclaim his crown.

“I took the loss last year pretty hard—not having the crown felt kind of empty,” Squibb told Patch in a recent interview. “It’s been a rough year…this will give me a chance to bring a championship to Philly.”

In the local bracket, Dave "U.S. Male" Goldstein, a letter carrier from Voorhees who got in by winning the wing-off at P.J. Whelihan’s in Cherry Hill, is seeded second at 4-1, just behind Richard “Not Rich” Razzi.

Five-time Wing Bowl champion and Wing Bowl Hall of Famer Bill "El Wingador" Simmons has already announced he won't be in attendance at this year's competition, after being arrested for .

Gloucester County prosecutors announced Simmons was indicted this week on 13 related charges, including one count of first-degree possession of more than half an ounce of heroin/cocaine with the intent to distribute.

The overall competition odds:

  • Jonathan “Super” Squibb: 3-2
  • James "The Bear" McDonald (Connecticut): 2-1
  • Todd "Large Todd" King (Washington, D.C.): 4-1
  • Wayne "Wayneywonder" Algenio (New York City): 5-1
  • Jordan "Baby Face" Avalos (Dallas): 20-1
  • Andrew "Chicago Style" Skweres: 25-1

The local competition odds:

  • Richard "Not Rich" Razzi: 3-1
  • Dave "U.S. Male" Goldstein: 4-1
  • Richard "Uncle Rico" Franceschi: 5-1
  • "South Jersey Keith" Carmen: 5-1
  • Jason "The Shocker" Hull: 7-1
  • Joseph "Johnnie Excel" Cole Barleta: 8-1
  • David "Tiger Wings & Things" Brunelli: 10-1
  • Brendan "Skin & Bones" Lyman: 10-1
  • Dan "Bam Bam Wingalow" Trainor: 12-1
  • Dimitry "Ukraine Train" Shchupak: 14-1
  • Stacey "Eateroma" McCarthy: 15-1
  • Joe "Elmer Fudd" Illgas: 15-1
  • Andrew "King Disco" Cordisco: 18-1
  • Matt "Hog n Haas" Haas: 20-1
  • Dakota "Sgt. Home Wrecker" Kauffman: 22-1
  • John "The Bulldog" DelVecchio: 25-1
  • Anthony "The Whiz Kid" Wisniewski: 30-1
  • Gerry "Iceman" Spearing: 50-1
  • Robert "Rob the Slob" Peachey: 75-1
  • Robert "Farmer Bob" Garges: 100-1
  • Jack "Snack Jack" Diamond: Infinity-1

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