Gladwin fails in title bid

Halifax’s Scott Gladwin failed in his bid to win the vacant Central Area super-bantamweight title on Saturday evening.

The 24-year-old southpaw was stopped by Gavin McDonnell in the sixth round at Doncaster Dome.

It was Gladwin’s first defeat in his sixth fight as a professional while McDonnell, who was fighting in front of his home crowd, is unbeaten in seven.