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 world record raw bench will be 800 pounds by the beginning of June.”
In case there is any speculation about his statement, that means he plans on doing it by June of 2020. He stated that he had already signed the contract for the meet but didn’t say which meet it was.