Amended December 2009.

 
 
CHAPTER 1: NAME OF THE ORGANIZATION
 

Article 1 / 1: The name of the organization hereinafter constituted is denominated Universal Boxing Organization or UBO.

 
 
CHAPTER 2: OBJECTIVES
 

Article 2 / 1: The UBO's involvement in a championship contest is limited to sanctioning bouts as World Championship Title fights, or championship title fights of another nature, nominating the referee and judges in conjunction with the local boxing commission and sending a representative to present the UBO Championship belt to the winner and supervise only that UBO rules are followed.

Nothing contained herein shall be construed to indicate that the UBO arranges, promotes, organizes or produces professional boxing matches. The supervision and safety standards in a Championship contest are expressly controlled by the State or Country Commission legally organized to regulate, control or supervise professional boxing within its jurisdiction. The jurisdiction of the UBO is strictly limited to rankings, entitlement to its championship title and the designation of a fighter as a UBO Champion.

 
 
CHAPTER 3: DIRECTORS
 

Article 3 / 1: The business of the UBO shall be managed and its company powers exercised by a board of two (2) Directors, each of whom shall be of full age.

Article 3 / 2: Directors shall be elected at the annual meeting of Shareholders and each Director elected shall hold office until his successor has been elected and qualified, or until his prior resignation or removal.

Article 3 / 3: If the office of any Director, member of a committee or other officer becomes vacant, the Directors in office, by a majority vote, may appoint any qualified person to fill such vacancy, who shall hold office for the unexpired term and until his successor shall be duly chosen.

Article 3 / 4: Any or all of the Directors may be removed with or without cause by vote of a majority of all of the shares outstanding and entitled to vote at a special meeting of Shareholders called for that purpose.

Article 3 / 5: The number of Directors may be increased by amendment of these by-laws, by the affirmative vote of a majority in interest of the Shareholders, at the annual meeting or at a special meeting called for that purpose, and by like vote the additional Directors may be chosen at such meeting to hold office until the next annual election and until their successors are elected and qualify.

Article 3 / 6: A Director may resign at any time by giving written notice to the Board, the President or the Secretary of the UBO Unless otherwise specified in the notice, the resignation shall take effect upon receipt thereof by the Board of such officer, and the acceptance of the resignation shall not be necessary to make it effective.

Article 3 / 7: A majority of the Directors shall constitute a quorum for the transaction of business.

Article 3 / 8: The Board may hold its meeting at the office of the UBO or at such other places as it may from time to time determine.

Article 3 / 9: A regular annual meeting of the Board may be held without notice at such time and place as it shall from time to time determine. Special meetings of the Board shall be held upon notice to the Directors and may be called by the President upon three(3) days notice to each Director either personally or by mail or by wire; special meetings shall be called by the President or by the Secretary in a like manner on written request of two (2) Directors. Notice of a meeting need not be given to any Director who submits a waiver of notice whether before or after the meeting or who attends the meeting without protesting prior thereto or at its commencement, the lack of notice to him.

Article 3 / 10: A regular annual meeting of the Board shall be held immediately following the annual meeting of Shareholders at the place of such annual meeting of Shareholders.

Article 3 / 11: The Board, by resolution, may designate two (2) or more of their members to any committee. To the extent provided in said resolution, or these by-laws, said committee shall exercise the powers of the Board, concerning the management of the business of the UBO.

Article 3 / 12: No compensation shall be paid to Directors, as such, for their services, but by resolution of the Board, a fixed sum and expenses for actual attendance, at each regular or special meeting of the Board may be authorized. Nothing herein contained shall be construed to preclude any Director from serving the UBO in any other capacity and receiving compensation therefore.

 
 
CHAPTER 4: OFFICERS
 

Article 4 / 1: Officers, election and term:

(I) The Board may elect or appoint a Chairman, President, one Vice-President, a Secretary and such other officers as it may determine, who shall have such duties and powers as hereinafter provided.

(II) The President and Vice-Presidents shall serve for an initial term of four (4) years.

(III) All other officers shall be elected or appointed to hold office until the meeting of the Board following the next annual meeting of Shareholders and until their successors have been elected or appointed and qualified.

(IV) Any two (2) or more offices may be held by the same person;

Article 4 / 2: Removal, resignation, salary etc:

(I) Any officer elected or appointed by the Board may be removed by the Board with or without cause.

(II) In the event of the death, resignation or removal of an officer, the Board in its discretion but subject to the Shareholders agreement may elect or appoint a successor to fill the unexpired term.

(III) Any officer elected by the Shareholders may be removed only by vote of the Shareholders unless otherwise provided by the Shareholders.

(IV) The salaries of all officers shall be fixed by the Board.

Article 4 / 3: Duties:

The officers of the UBO shall have the following duties:

The President shall be the Chief Operating Officer and have general and active management of the daily business and affairs of the UBO.

The Chairman shall be the chief executive officer of the UBO and shall preside at all meetings of the Directors and Shareholders.

The Secretary shall have custody of, and maintain all of the UBO records and the financial records; shall record the minutes of all meetings of the Shareholders and Board of Directors, send all notices of all meetings and perform such other duties as may be prescribed by the Board of Directors or the President. The Secretary shall keep full and accurate accounts of receipts and disbursements and render accounts thereof at the annual meetings of the Shareholders and whenever else required by the Board of Directors, the President or the Chairman, and shall perform such other duties as may be prescribed by the Board of Directors, the President, or Chairman.

Article 4 / 4: Removal of officers:

An officer or agent elected or appointed by the Board of Directors may be removed by the Board whenever in its judgment; the best interests of the UBO will be served thereby. Any vacancy in any office may be filled by the Board of Directors.

 
 
CHAPTER 5: CHAMPIONSHIPS
 

Article 5 / 1: Championships shall be governed by the UBO general rules and regulations and amendments thereto.

 
 
CHAPTER 6: PROMOTER
 

Article 6 / 1: Promoters shall make provisions for the safety of all UBO officials while they are working at the said venue.

Article 6 / 2: All officials must comply with the Rules and Regulations governing championship contests. Promoter must pay officials fees to either the UBO supervisor or the local commission who will in turn pay the officials.

Article 6 / 3: A promoter shall be responsible for ensuring compliance with the legal requirements of the Country in respect to a contest under the approval of the UBO.

 
 
CHAPTER 7: MEDICAL TESTING AND APPROVAL
 

Article 7 / 1: Boxers shall be required to be medically examined and approved by the local commission doctor not more than twenty-four (24) hours prior to the contest.

Article 7 / 2: Boxers must hold a current valid license from a commission, region or appropriate governing body.

Article 7 / 3: Minimum physical requirements and safety requirements are governed by local commission rules where the fight is to be held.

 
 
CHAPTER 8: OFFICIALS
 

Article 8 / 1: Each bout will be officiated by three (3) judges and a referee who must be approved by the UBO to officiate. Special permission can be given for the use of a scoring referee.  

 
 
CHAPTER 9: OFFICIATING
 

Article 9 / 1: The Rules and Regulations governing Championship contests and all amendments thereto are expressly incorporated into these by-laws.

 
 
CHAPTER 10: REPRESENTATION AT A CHAMPIONSHIP CONTEST
 

Article 10 / 1: The UBO shall appoint a UBO Commissioner to represent the UBO at each contest.

Article 10 / 2: The UBO shall appoint a sufficient number of Commissioners under the direction of the President and Chairman so that all regions are covered.

Article 10 / 3: The ÚBO shall appoint a commissioner to carry out any and all of the following duties:

-  Meet with the local commission.
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 Be present for the weigh-in ceremony to confirm weights.
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 Confirm that the medical examination by the local commission has approved the fighters.
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 Approve the weight of boxing gloves.
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 Collect sanctioning fees and officials payment.
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 Represent the UBO at the rules meeting.
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 Meet with the officials.
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 Approve the ring size.
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 Maintain control over the UBO scorecards.
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 Prepare the commissioner's report.

Article 10 / 4: The Commissioner's report will be completed and forwarded to the President for analysis. If it is determined that there have been any violations of the rules, a violation report will be completed and forwarded to the Chairman of the UBO who will bring it to the attention of the Board of Directors.

 
 
 

These Bylaws may be altered, amended or repealed, and new Bylaws adopted, by a majority vote of the directors or by a vote of the shareholders holding a majority of the shares. 

 
 

 

 

                                                                                                      

 

 
 
 

 

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