Brian Rose beats Kris Carslaw to retain his British title
Brian Rose defended his first British light-middleweight title with a unanimous points decision over Paisley's Kris Carslaw in Manchester.
The judges scored the fight 118-112 116-113 115-114 in favour of the champion from Blackpool.
After an accidental clash of heads in the third round, the challenger was left with a gash in his forehead.
Rose's record now stands at 20 wins, one draw and one defeat, while Carslaw, 27, has 15 wins and two defeats.