Haack’s performance of strength matches his potential to create another one of his own World Records.
On September 12, 2022, American powerlifter John Haack posted Instagram footage in which he recorded a raw 275-kilogram (606.3-pound) bench press during a workout. According to the description of his post, Haack’s successful bench press effort set a new personal record (PR). Haack’s new bench press record, according to Open Powerlifting, surpasses his all-time raw competition best by 7.5 kg (16.6 pounds). The current World Record for the 90-kilogram division is 267.4 kilograms (589.7 pounds), set at the 2022 World Raw Powerlifting Federation (WRPF) American Pro.