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 BarBend.com.
Source: MG News
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