DAVAO CITY: The newly-formed Malaysian Boxing Association (MBA) is formally invited to join the Oriental Pacific Boxing Federation (OPBF), an affiliate of the World Boxing Council (WBC). OPBF president Juan Ramon Guanzon of the Philippines sent a formal letter of invitation to MBA president Raymund Lew Lian Kew. The WBC OPBF is conducting a two-day seminar for referees and judges from October 29 and 30 at the Muay Fit in IOI Boulevard, Puchong, Malaysia. WBC OPBF is coming to Malaysia for the first time to recruit the first group of official referees and judges from Malaysia. It will be in preparation for the first OPBF championship in Malaysia slated in January.