List of WBU world champions

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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.

List of WBU Heavyweight Champions

WBU heavyweight champions have included

NameDuration of reignDefensesNotes
Flag of the United States.svg George Foreman March 29, 1995 19972Foreman was recognized as champion after he was stripped of the IBF title
Flag of South Africa.svg Corrie Sanders November 15, 1997 May 20, 20003Defeated Ross Purity
Flag of the United States.svg Hasim Rahman May 20, 2000 April 21, 20010Relinquished the title in order to fight Lennox Lewis for the IBF, IBO and WBC titles
Flag of the United Kingdom.svg Johnny Nelson November 24, 2001 December 4, 20010Defeated Alexander Vasiliev. Relinquished the title in order to concentrate on defending his WBO Cruiserweight title
Flag of Georgia.svg Georgi Kandelaki December 21, 2002 January 20040Defeated Alexander Vasiliev. Kandelaki either relinquished or was stripped of the title
Flag of the United Kingdom.svg Matt Skelton February 25, 2005 January 26, 20090

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