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Texan Paul "Tiny" Meeker holds the bench press world record. At the Cajun Hardcore Powerlifting event in Buena, Texas on December 14, 2013, Meeker's lift of 1,102 pounds made him the only man in the world to officially b... More »

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The current bench press record holder as of 2015, Kirill Sarychev, benched 739 pounds to overtake Eric Spoto's then-record 722 pounds. Prior to Spoto, Scott Mendelson had spent more than a decade as the record holder. More »

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The heaviest weight ever bench pressed is 1,075 pounds by Ryan Kennelly in November 2008, according to Strongest Man. Kennelly holds the official World Powerlifting Organization's record and was the first man to exceed a... More »

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The current bench press record holder as of 2015, Kirill Sarychev, benched 739 pounds to overtake Eric Spoto's then-record 722 pounds. Prior to Spoto, Scott Mendelson had spent more than a decade as the record holder. More »

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