I referred to Dennis Cieri's 2006 raw 525 lb. bench press at 198 lbs. in my recent article on powerlifting. Here's a new video of the feat. Watch this elite athlete's splendid tenacity in lifting over 250% of his bodyweight.
No bench shirt.
No wrist wraps.
"Where is beauty?" Friedrich Nietzsche once asked. "Where I must will with all my will..."