The following is a list of WBU world champions, a table showing the world champions certificated by the World Boxing Union (WBU).
r– Champion relinquished title.
s– Champion stripped of title.
WBU heavyweight champions have included
|Name||Duration of reign||Defenses||Notes|
|George Foreman||March 29, 1995 – 1997||2||Foreman was recognized as champion after he was stripped of the IBF title|
|Corrie Sanders||November 15, 1997 – May 20, 2000||3||Defeated Ross Purity|
|Hasim Rahman||May 20, 2000 – April 21, 2001||0||Relinquished the title in order to fight Lennox Lewis for the IBF, IBO and WBC titles|
|Johnny Nelson||November 24, 2001 – December 4, 2001||0||Defeated Alexander Vasiliev. Relinquished the title in order to concentrate on defending his WBO Cruiserweight title|
|Georgi Kandelaki||December 21, 2002 – January 2004||0||Defeated Alexander Vasiliev. Kandelaki either relinquished or was stripped of the title|
|Matt Skelton||February 25, 2005 – January 26, 2009||0|
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