World Records

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Ivan Makarov Hits 490kg Deadlift, Could 510kg Be Next?

Eddie Hall deadlifted 500 kg in2016 Hafthor Björnsson topped him with his 501 kg deadlift in May of this year. Is it possible that the deadlift record will be broken two times in one year? Evaluating by Ivan Makarov’s current successes in his pursuit of a 510 kg deadlift, it wouldn’t be smart to wager …

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Meet the Man Who Just Made the Heaviest Bench Press of All Time

No big offer, just the heaviest bench press of perpetuity. In late June, 35- year-old Will Barotti made a jaw-dropping multiply equipped bench press of 1,105 pounds (5012 kg) and the biggest bench in history nearly flew under the radar. Barotti does not have an Instagram or a Reddit account. We just captured the video …

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Julius Maddox Misses 800 Pound Raw Bench Press Record

Ever since the word went out that Julius Maddox had set the goal of being the first man to bench press 800 pounds raw, the eyes of the powerlifting world had been on him every step and rep of the way. Those steps and reps led up to the final destination of East Race Muscle …

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Julius Maddox Lifts 705 Pounds for 4 Reps on the Bench Press (RAW)

Julius Maddox, the existing all-time world record holder in the raw bench press, is still preparing for his attempt to make history on June 27 when he wishes to become the very first male to press 800 pounds (363 kg) Even with the pandemic crisis that has actually taken hold on most of the world, …

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Krzysztof Wierzbicki (-100kg) Deadlifts All-Time World Record 433.5kg/955.7lb

The 28 year old Polish powerlifter, Krzysztof Wierzbicki, has done it again. Known as “Mr. Deadlift”, Wierzbicki is notorious for pulling some of the heaviest weight around. He has a tendency to not only set new deadlift records, but to then use those records as a bench mark for triples in training. Wierzbicki not only …

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Powerlifter Ashton Rouska (-93kg) Wins Arnold Grand Prix, Sets Multiple Records

This was bound to happen. Ashton Rouska’s inevitability as the dominant player in the -93kg weight class could have been predicted when he first stepped on the competitive stage at just 15 years old and won the USA Powerlifting (USAPL) 2013 Alaska State Championships. In his very young powerlifting career since then, the now 22 …

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Powerlifter Blaine Sumner Squats a World Record Shattering 515kg (1,135 lbs)

If you need a jaw dropping feat of strength, then look no more than Blaine Sumner’s most current efficiency at the U.S.A. Powerlifting Arnold Grand Prix by SBD that happened at this year’s Arnold Sports Festival. Regardless Of not having rather as large of a crowd at the Arnold as previous years in front of …

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Julius Maddox Bench Presses 350kg/770lb, Sets All-Time World Record

No need to beat around the bush on this one: Julius Maddox has performed the heaviest raw bench press ever.  Competing in the super heavyweight (308 lb) division, Maddox’s legendary 350kg/770lb bench press took place on his second attempt at the Xtreme Powerlifting Coalition (XPC) Slingshot Showdown at the Arnold Sports Festival. Despite the confusion the Arnold encountered …

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Daniel Bell Makes Powerlifting History Again, Hits Biggest Total In Knee Sleeves

Over the weekend, Daniel Bell once again made history with another legendary performance on the powerlifting platform. At the RPS hosted Sarasota Showdown, he casually broke the all-time total world record in sleeves that was previously held by Ray Williams — and mind you — this is only three months after he broke the all-time …

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Julius Maddox Calls His Shot on the 800 Pound Bench Press

In a phone conversation that took place on February 11, Julius Maddox says the 800 pound raw bench press is not far from reality. He has officially called his shot on when he will set the all-time raw world record on the bench press to a previously unfathomable 800 pounds (362.8 kg). “The new all-time …

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