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Matt v Food - 35oz burger served up in Cannock food trial

This is the 35oz whopper that will bring food failure or gorging glory for plucky punters at a pub.

Matt v Food - 35oz burger served up in Cannock food trial

The enormous platter, inspired by hit American TV show Man v Food, will be served up at Missoula Bar in Cannock to raise money for a life-changing operation for a six-year-old girl.

The Market Place eatery is celebrating American Independence Day with a US-themed party.

The eating challenge will be the showpiece of the celebrations as the bar aims to raise £500 for Evie's Butterfly Fund.

Evie Poole, who has cerebral palsy and lives in Cannock, was born unable to walk. But a £50,000 operation could see her take her own steps for the first time. Her cousins, Stacey and

Justin Reeves and Jess Evans, work at the bar and suggested helping her cause.

Staff member Matt Fletcher said: "The cause is really close to our hearts so we got our heads together and this is what we came up with.

"It will be American Independence Day so we thought we would hold a Man v Food challenge as the programme is so popular at the moment.

"We hope to be able to raise about £500 on the night for what is truly an inspiring cause."

Contestants will pay £20 to enter the challenge which will see them have one hour to tackle a 35oz burger loaded with cheese, Budweiser BBQ sauce, chillies, lettuce, and bacon, as well as a gigantic platter of fries, and to top it off, a large chilli Margarita.

Those who conquer the challenge will receive a special t-shirt.

Entries for the event on July 4 can be made by visiting the bar.

Evie's Butterfly Fund has currently raised £20,000 of the £50,000 needed for the surgery.

Hosted by big-eater Adam Richman, Man V Food has taken Britain by storm.

The programme sees the larger-than-life anchor take on super-human eating challenges as he tours the best eateries in the US.

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