Oct 13 2010 By Paul Warburton and Richard O'Connor
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BOXER Ryan Toms has wasted no time resting on his laurels after his latest heroic victory on Sunday.
The 28-year-old ex-QPR footballer was today back training at his Hayes gym after shrugging off injury to beat Redhill's Daryl Setterfield and earn his sixth victory of his fight career.
Buoyed on by a vociferous following at York Hall, Bethnal Green, Northolt fighter Toms put a hand injury behind him to continue his impressive sequence of results since taking up the sport.
Having taken up boxing so late, Toms is determined to make up for lost time by having as many bouts as possible and edging towards a title shot.
He said: “I felt good in this fight and came through the extra rounds without a problem.
“I did have problems with my hand earlier on, but now I have to try and get as many bouts as possible.”
Trainer Dave Currivan revealed that after his boxer's hand healed, there was a scarcity of shows in the summer when sports fans preferred to stay at home and watch the World Cup on television.
Now Currivan is hunting around for another bout as soon as possible and he may even take his fighter north if he finds a suitable opponent.
Toms was scheduled for a British Masters tilt in December against Pat McAleese, but the latter's defeat by Lee Noble last month has left that hanging in the balance.