What is your goal right now?
I'd say that the dip and weighted dip seem to be more "functional" than the bench press but I personally would never completely take it out of my exercise selection.
"And for crying out loud. Don't go into the pain cave. I can't stress this enough. Your Totem Animal won't be in there to help you. You'll be on your own. The Pain Cave is for cowards.
Pain is your companion, don't go hide from it."