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Biggest Paused Raw Bench Video?

I was wondering if anybody had a link to some of the best paused raw benches performed in competitions? I have seen Mendy’s 715 which is the all time raw record. It is a staggering amount of weight and super impressive but it is essentially a touch and go. I don’t blame the lifter for this but IMO the judges should be more strict with the heaviest weight, not less.

I have read about Henderson’s 711 done in the IPF which is known for being strict but I have never seen a video of him lifting more than 600. The Hardcore federation has an all time record of 635 I believe and they are usually pretty strict with the standards, so what I am really looking for is videos of 640+ lb benches that are raw and fully paused. I am wondering what the biggest one we can find is? Any links would be appreciated, thanks for your time.

Not 640 plus but it’s a LOOOOOONG pause:

That guy Lazlo? something hit that 660 in an IPF meet at 275 I think. That was one of the most impressive benches I have ever seen.

There are a couple videos of Kirill Sarychev raw benching 300 kilos, but I’m not sure if you’re looking for more a pause than that or not.

I went back through all ten pages of threads and couldn’t find it, but there was a raw bench of 670 or so posted on here a ways back, and the pause was pretty legit. Maybe someone remembers the guys name.

[quote]HeavyTriple wrote:
I went back through all ten pages of threads and couldn’t find it, but there was a raw bench of 670 or so posted on here a ways back, and the pause was pretty legit. Maybe someone remembers the guys name.[/quote]

Al Davis?

Al Davis was born to bench the number of guys out there now who have the legitimate potential to bench 700 raw is awesome the next few years should see the raw record broken. I feel like it’s either going to be Al Davis or Laszlo next, both of them just bench in such a freakish brute force manner and are thicker than nonsense.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=b6vMYA-0lEI Mendelsons 701 looks similar to his 715 press call I think 700lbs must just make the judges nervous so they call it earlier than they typically would. Laszlo has done 300kg a few times in competition as well and his pauses are always legit. I believe this is 300kg @275 for him he looks less like a house than his other videos but it isn’t IPF. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=b8Tr5qfDkCY Also Lazlos 300kgX5 in his slingshot variation is one of the most impressive displays of pressing strength I have ever seen. His 666 raw at SHW was paused a while as well http://www.youtube.com/watch?NR=1&feature=fvwp&v=s6sQ4y6RKM8

SCARILY STRONG

Excellent videos, thanks for sharing.

This guy is kinda strong, too.

maybe not paused but DAMN, three reps at 600 !

Go over to 600# raw in the Powerlifting thread !

[quote]Cable wrote:

[quote]HeavyTriple wrote:
I went back through all ten pages of threads and couldn’t find it, but there was a raw bench of 670 or so posted on here a ways back, and the pause was pretty legit. Maybe someone remembers the guys name.[/quote]

Al Davis?


That was pretty incredible. He barely arched…

^What a beast. The reaction of that guy in the red shirt is hilarious

[quote]power165 wrote:

That’s the best bench on this thread.