The championship was held at the Hudson Station Bar and Grill in midtown on Friday; it was put on in conjunction with the release of the Major League Eating: The Game app on iPhone and iPad. Janus, nicknamed “Eater X,” is currently ranked #3 in Major League Eating. So what’s his secret? Guzzling soda. Janus drank roughly 2 gallons of Diet Coke and Mountain Dew to inspire his historic burp. “I was just trying to condense all the air in my stomach and bring it to the surface,” the 165-pound Janus told DNAInfo. “You just have to force every last bit of air up. It’s beautiful, really.”