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 World Boxing Council - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The WBC's green championship belt portrays the flags of all of the countries it represents; the flags of the original 12 member-nations are displayed on the belt’s ovular, gold center-plate (surrounding a boxer raising his arm in victory).
In 1983, the WBC took the unprecedented step of reducing the distance of its world championship bouts, from 15 rounds to 12 -- a move other organizations soon followed (for boxers' safety).
Rocchigiani immediately filed a lawsuit against the WBC in a U.S. federal (New York City) court, claiming that the organization's actions both were contrary to their own rules, and injurious to his earning potential (due to diminished professional stature).
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/World_Boxing_Council   (812 words)

 Boston.com / Sports / Other sports / Boxing news / WBC president announces bankruptcy plans   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The WBC filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection in 2003 to keep from paying a $31 million judgment awarded to German fighter Graciano Rocchigiani, who had his light heavyweight title taken away from him.
Founded in 1963, WBC is generally regarded as the most influential of the three major boxing sanctioning organizations.
The case began in 1998, when the WBC declared its light heavyweight title vacant after Roy Jones, the titleholder at the time, considered abandoning the crown to become a heavyweight.
www.boston.com /sports/other_sports/boxing/articles/2004/06/13/wbc_president_announces_bankruptcy_plans   (382 words)

 World Boxing Council : WBC
The WBC's championship belt portrays all of the flags of the countries that back up the organization, but the flags of the first 12 countries to accept them are displayed on the center of the belt along with a boxer raising his hand, to honor those 12 countries.
In 1983, the WBC made a huge advance towards protecting the health of boxers worldwide by reducing the distance of its world championship bouts from 15 rounds to 12.
Among the WBC's world champions are Wilfredo Benitez, Wilfredo Gomez, Julio Cesar Chavez, Muhammad Ali, Sugar Ray Leonard, Salvador Sanchez, Hector 'Macho' Camacho, Marvin Hagler, Carlos Monzon, Roberto Duran, Juan Laporte, Felix Trinidad, Edwin Rosario, Mike Tyson, Alexis Arguello, Lennox Lewis and, on the female side Christy Martin.
www.findword.org /wb/wbc.html   (871 words)

 HON Allergy Glossary White Blood Cell
Leukocytes or white blood cells (WBC) are cells in the blood that are involved in defending the body against infective organisms and foreign substances.
White blood cells are the principal components of the immune system and function by destroying "foreign" substances such as bacteria and viruses.
If the number of leukocytes is abnormally low (a condition known as leukopenia), infection is more likely to occur and it is more difficult for the body to get rid of the infection.
www.hon.ch /Library/Theme/Allergy/Glossary/wbc.html   (236 words)

 White Blood Cell Count (WBC)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
White cell count (WBC) is the total number of leukocytes in a volume of blood, expressed as thousands/µl.
The manual WBC is a reasonable test to do in-office since it is not terribly time- and labor-intensive and gives acceptably accurate results.
This type of artifact is also prominent with impedance based counters, resulting in erroneously high WBC counts in certain species, especially cats (whose platelets clump at the drop of a hat).
www.diaglab.vet.cornell.edu /clinpath/modules/hemogram/wbc.htm   (538 words)

 White Blood Cell Count: The Test
The WBC count is used to suggest the presence of an infection or leukemia.
A WBC count is normally ordered as part of the complete blood count (CBC), which is ordered for a wide variety of reasons.
The WBC count tends to be lower in the morning and higher in the late afternoon.
www.labtestsonline.org /understanding/analytes/wbc/test.html   (374 words)

 ESPN.com: BOXING - Mundine's asinine, but the WBC is, too
If the WBC felt he was talented enough to be ranked on boxing merit, then he should stay there.
What makes the WBC's move totally ludicrous is the organization's reasoning, stating it did so "since such statements are unbelievable and intolerable and seriously hurt world society and boxing.
Heaven forbid the WBC legitimately enhance boxing's credibility by weeding out the slime balls not only in its ratings but in its own house, or by praising the unsung fighters who aren't the subject of popular Bob Dylan songs.
espn.go.com /boxing/columns/graham/1269324.html   (1033 words)

 WBC™ 50 Ohm Coax Cable from Commscope   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The WBC is designed with maximum flexibility for demanding installation sites where curves, bends and twists require a highly flexible braided cable and superior performance.
The WBC is well suited for antenna feeds over short distances, wireless jumper assemblies, replacement of aging and less effective systems, or complex installations where flexibility is required.
WBC braided 50 ohm coax cable offers electrical performance comparable to corrugated copper products, but with significantly higher flexibility, greatly simplified connectorization and lower cost.
www.commscope.com /html/wbc.shtml   (265 words)

 WBC-IBF Proxy War in Africa by Moses Muglau (October 28, 2000)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The WBC and the IBF are major players in Africa’s boxing “decline,” in the professional field, whose dominant beneficiaries remain American boxers.
Much as the WBC or IBF can claim to have “dug deep into their coffers” to support development (or improvement) of African boxers, a round-up in East and Central Africa has yielded quite more embarrassing moments because of the friction between the two world’s boxing body rulers.
Ndolo demonstrated his disgust with the WBC by boycotting its ongoing 38th Convention in Mexico (Oct. 21-28), and has fully backed the election of Ugandan official, Celestine Mindra, to lead the African Professional Boxing Confederation (APBC), which is the arm of WBC on the continent.
www.boxingranks.com /Articles/Article114.htm   (2584 words)

 MedlinePlus Medical Encyclopedia: WBC count
There are several types of white blood cells (WBCs) that normally appear in the blood: neutrophils (polymorphonuclear leukocytes; PMNs), band cells (slightly immature neutrophils), T-type lymphocytes (T cells), B-type lymphocytes (B cells), monocytes, eosinophils, and basophils.
This usually means increased numbers of cells and an increase in the percentage of immature cells (mainly band cells) in the blood.
Drugs that may increase WBC counts include epinephrine, allopurinol, aspirin, chloroform, heparin, quinine, corticosteroids, and triamterene.
www.nlm.nih.gov /medlineplus/ency/article/003643.htm   (737 words)

 Boxing - WBC Chapter 7 Liquidation
The idea behind WBC was to heighented the standards of boxing by deploying a safer atmosphere for boxers.
In 1983, the WBC accomplished a major breakthrough in Boxing, and helped secure the welfare of boxers worldwide by reducing championship bouts to 12 rounds, instead of 15.
Erik Morales regained the WBC belt back from Paulie Ayala last year after losing it to Marco Antonio Barrera back in 2002, but the WBC did not recognize Barrera as the true champion because Barrera refused to pay the sanctioning fees.
15rounds.com /Columns/jpraygoza/061404_TyposareCostly_WBC.htm   (557 words)

 The Westboro Baptist Church Home Page
WBC to picket the funeral of Army Spc.
WBC held a memorial service for him at his lonely grave, while media ignored his murder.
WBC will continue to use their deaths as an occasion to preach the Gospel truth about their sin.
www.godhatesfags.com /main   (386 words)

 USATODAY.com - WBC won't go along for Rahman-Lewis rematch   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The decision was the result of Tyson dropping his suit, and it was filed in a stipulation in U.S. District Court in Manhattan on Thursday.
The WBC decision does not prevent a rematch, however, and if Rahman wins, he would still be champion.
Reached at a hotel in Paris, WBC President Jose Sulaiman said his lawyers had urged him not to go into details because of the Tyson suit.
www.usatoday.com /sports/boxing/stories/2001-05-10-wbc.htm   (516 words)

 BBC SPORT | Boxing | Rahman confirmed as WBC champion
The WBC has voted to declare 'interim champion' Rahman the new title-holder.
WBC president Jose Sulaiman said: "Hasim Rahman has all the merits to become the undisputed champion after the retirement of Vitali Klitschko."
He added: "The WBC is preparing an official ceremony to present Hasim Rahman as champion of the world, and will have a meeting of the board of governors in the near future to decide the next steps in the division."
news.bbc.co.uk /go/rss/-/sport1/hi/boxing/4423462.stm   (258 words)

 BOXINGTALK   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Over the past week, there have been reports that claim WBC heavyweight champion Vitali Klitschko is on the verge of signing to fight Calvin Brock in an optional defense.
Klitschko an optional defense and require him to make his long-overdue mandatory or be stripped of the WBC heavyweight championship.Therefore, I urge you to circulate both this letter and my initial letter to all WBC members who will be participating in that vote.
He elected to fight for a WBC interim title at a time when he could have competed for the full IBF championship, relying directly on WBC rules and your letter to Don King dated May 4, 2005.
www.boxingtalk.com /pages/free4419.htm   (609 words)

 WBC: Woman's Business Coucnil   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
I am pleased to inform you effective August, I am your new WBC President for the remainder of the year, as well as throughout 2006.
The Board and I are looking to you, the current WBC members to take the lead and get involved with the organization.
WBC Pens Have Arrived - The new WBC Laser Pointer Pens are in.
www.ccwbc.org   (638 words)

 USATODAY.com - Bankruptcy could spell doom for WBC   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The WBC previously filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection in 2003 after German light heavyweight Graciano Rocchigiani won a $31 million judgment from a New York jury after he sued the WBC for wrongly stripping him of the title and reinstating Roy Jones Jr.
The WBC sent a letter to Rocchigiani after the switch explaining that the rankings that showed him as champion were a typographical error.
WBC champions include heavyweight Vitali Klitschko, light heavyweight Antonio Tarver, middleweight Bernard Hopkins, welterweight Cory Spinks, junior welterweight Arturo Gatti and junior lightweight Erik Morales.
www.usatoday.com /sports/boxing/2004-06-13-wbc_x.htm   (532 words)

 BBC SPORT | Boxing | WBC declared bankrupt
Rocchigiani was originally awarded the sum in April 2003 after claiming he was illegally stripped of the WBC's light heavyweight title in March 1998.
After losing the appeal, WBC president Jose Sulaiman said it was "impossible" for the body to pay the award.
The WBC had hoped to persuade the court and jury that it was not liable or responsible for "the harm Rocchigiani alleged."
news.bbc.co.uk /sport2/hi/boxing/3800721.stm   (198 words)

 WBC Morphology
A manual WBC differential count is performed by having a person trained in peripheral blood morphology review the stained blood smear and manually count 100 white cells (or 50 cells in the case of severe leukopenia).
The advantages of the automated WBC differential are speed, low cost per test, and the precision from the large number of cells counted.
The absolute numbers for total WBC count and each type of leukocyte are in thousands per cubic millimeter (or alternatively, per microliter).
www.usd.edu /lhsl/eres/jaqua/webpath/TUTORIAL/HGB/WBCMORPH.HTM   (730 words)

 Judge Gives Rocchigiani Valentines Day Present: Federal Court Holds WBC Liable for Improperly Taking Fighter's Title ...
After several failed efforts to convince the WBC to reinstate him as the world champion, Rocchigiani sued the WBC in Manhattan Federal Court in late 1998.
Judge Owen found that the WBC breached its contractual obligations to the fighter, and left open for trial the exact amount of damages and other remedies to which Rocchigiani is entitled (Rocchigiani seeks in excess of $1.2 million, plus injunctive relief in the way of restoration of his world championship title from the WBC).
It is not known at this time whether the WBC plans to appeal this decision or how the Court's decision will affect Roy Jones, who has been fighting since June 1998 as the WBC light heavyweight world champion.
www.prnewswire.com /cgi-bin/stories.pl?ACCT=104&STORY=/www/story/02-19-2001/0001430292&EDATE=   (393 words)

 WBC Home Page
The Women’s Business Center (WBC) is located in Buffalo, NY and is a collaborative effort between the Small Business Administration and Canisius College.
Through the extensive programs the WBC provides individuals and organizations with the critical skills, knowledge, support network and contacts necessary to start and or grow a business.
In addition, the WBC increases individual's success and positively impacts the economic development of New York State.
www.canisius.edu /wbc   (223 words)

 World Boxing Association :: Results, Ratings, News, Schedule
In a rematch of last April's bout, in which Hasegawa took the title away from Veeraphol in a unanimous decision, the Japanese champion troubled his opponent with his pace throughout the match and clinched victory in the ninth round at Kobe World Hall.
In simple terms, if you take a group of boxers who clearly demonstrate evidence of chronic brain damage, and then use them as a study group to look for evidence of such brain damage, you are sure to come up with positive findings that attest to the dangers of boxing.
Tokuyama first became the WBC super flyweight champion in 2000 and successfully defended the title eight times.
www.wbaonline.com   (5654 words)

 WBC   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The WBC can be calculated by taking the number from the automated Coulter counter lab machine and multiplying it by 1000.
However, as each type of leukocyte/WBC is quite different, it would be a mistake to rely on the "total WBC count".
As you can see, the WBC actually is comprised of differing amounts of leukocytes.
www.nursing.ucla.edu /userpages/mwoo/cbc/wbc.htm   (167 words)

 Toon Zone - Warner Bros. Club
After everything is set up, WBC is going to pick the best fan art from the drawing board on a certain time basis and post it of the fan art section of the WBC Site.
Readers of the WBC will also be able to vote on a few online flash cartoon pilots to decide which one becomes a full online short.
The WBC board will become the board to post about the WBC site, what the like/don't like, suggestions, their favorite comics on WBC, characters, etc., whatever.
wbc.toonzone.net   (1437 words)

 HOME   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
UPDATE 8/18/05: The 2005 Puerto Rico WBC Tournament is now history, and for the fourth time in four years, we have a new champion.
This year's winner is Bill Murdock, who actually competed in the very first WBC Puerto Rico tournament, finishing sixth that year.
The "2005" page contains updated information about the 2005 WBC tournament, 2005 EuroQuest, and also another event I am involved with in 2005, the GCOM McGartlin Motorsposts tournament, which will be a GCOM-sponsored year-long series of races with a season-long points championship as was the case with Formula De last year.
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