KY Man Holds World Record In Weight Lifting

A Kentucky man who has only been lifting weights for seven years is the new world record holder in the raw bench press.Julius Maddox, of Owensboro, broke the record by lifting a whopping 739.6 pounds at the Boss of Bosses event Saturday in Mountain View, Calif.He won his first-ever event just a few years ago at the Owensboro Bar-B-Q Festival, according to WFIE. In June, he set the American record by benching 723.1 pounds. The previous American record was 722 pounds, done by Eric Spoto in 2013, according to

Source: MG News

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