WBU


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WBU

abbreviation for
(Boxing) World Boxing Union
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ONGOING ENROLLMENT DECLINES: Enrollment on full-time equivalent (FTE) and headcount bases continues to decline as WBU has struggled to improve applicant demand for academic offerings.
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Eighteen months later, it was increasingly clear to both parties that things were not working as expected between WBU and CSC.
Collins said: "Scott is the WBU champion so he has a title which Ricky Hatton had and George Foreman had.
"I dedicate my World Boxing Union (WBU) title to the people of my country," Rahimi told journalists.
Rogan had wanted to take on Panama's lewis andreas Pineda on 27 October for the lightlyregarded WBU version but the British Boxing Board blocked the contest.
Choi knocked out Derry Mathews in the fifth round of their title fight in Bolton to claim the WBU belt in 2008.
Limond brushed aside the accepted belief that the WBU belt is the lesser of the world titles - but admitted he was not at his very best.
The WBU crown is considered the weakest of all the global belts and is ranked by many below even a British or Commonwealth title.
During this time he was also an officer of WBU, and he continued to support WBU after the conclusion of his presidency.
Mathews came in for plenty of criticism after he was stopped in five rounds defending his WBU world title back in April.
Two successful defences against British featherweight champion John Simpson and the previously undefeated Matthew Marsh since he seized the WBU crown from Stephen Foster Jnr have seen his stock rise over the past 12 months.