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Raw Bench Press Records

ALL TIME HISTORICAL MEN’S UNEQUIPPED BENCH PRESS WORLD RECORDS IN POUNDS/KILOGRAMS

Men Bench Press X-Bwt Male Lifter/ Nationality/ YOB/ Date/ Actual Weight/ Exact Bodyweight/ Location/ Federation
114 (52) 391.3 (177.5) *3.51X Andrzej Stanaszek (Poland/71) 11/18/94 (177.5 kg. @ 50.6 kg.) (Johannesburg, South Africa) (IPF)
123 (56) 391.3 (177.5) *3.23X Mike Booker (US/81) 6/21/03 (177.5 kg. @ 121.0 lb.) (Vista, California) (AAU)
132 (60) 410.0 (186.0) *3.13X Rick “Taz” Couch (US) 11/20/93 (410.0 lb. @ 131.0 lb.) (Thousand Oaks, California) (APA/WPA/UBPF)
148 (67.5) 435.0 (197.3) *3.02X Alex Poku (US/68) 1/13/90 (435.0 lb. @ 144.25 lb.) (White River Junction, Vermont) (APA/WPA)
165 (75) 485.0 (220.0) *2.94X Rick Weil (US/58) 7/23/83 (220.0 kg. @ 74.9 kg.) (Austin, Texas) (USPF)
181 (82.5) 556.7 (252.5) *3.06X Rick Weil (US/58) 6/29/86 (252.5 kg. @ 82.4 kg. Heaviest unequipped triple bodyweight bench press of all time.) (Dayton, Ohio) (APF/WPC)
198 (90) 565.0 (256.3) *2.96X Larry Danaher (US) 10/4/86 (565.0 lb. @ 191 lb.) (Indianapolis, Indiana) (USPF/APF)
220 (100) 582.0 (264.0) *2.68X Mike MacDonald (US/48) 5/19/79 (580.0 lb. @ 217.0 lb., which later weighed out at 582.0 lb.) (Minneapolis, Minnesota) (USPF)
242 (110) 615.0 (279.0) *2.56X Jeremy Hoornstra (US/81) 9/29/06 (615.0 lb. @ 240.0 lb.) (Las Vegas, Nevada) (WPO)
275 (125) 661.4 (300.0) *2.40X Laszlo Meszaros (Hungary/68) 10/4/09 (300.0 kg. @ 125.0 kg.) (Rostov-on-Don, Russia) (WPC)
308 (140) 701.1 (318.0) *2.28X Scot Mendelson (US/69) 10/12/02 (318.0 kg. @ 308.0 lb.) (San Francisco, California) (APF)
SHW 715.0 (324.3) *2.28X Scot Mendelson (US/69) 5/22/05 (715.0 lb. @ 314.0 lb. Highest bench press of all time without a bench press shirt.) (Worcester, Massachusetts) (Atlantis)

(Compiled From Michael Soong's Ranking & Records)