"If Fernandez hadn’t have got up when I knocked him down, I’d probably just be the same boxer, but because he did I know what things I have to improve on and I was in the gym straightaway afterwards
"Now I can’t wait to box in Liverpool again and show them how I’ve come on."
Like all young fighters, Dickens looks at the people above him in the British rankings and dreams of proving his mettle against them.
But he’s a realist and accepts that he cannot think too far ahead when he has Davies to get past first.
"I’ve watched Davies before and I know he’s a good opponent. He’s not someone to be overlooked and he’ll give me a real fight," Jazza said.
"Obviously boxers like Scott Quigg, Carl Frampton, Kid Galahad and Rendall Munroe are all people I want to fight, but at the minute I think they’re looking at other things and have their own agendas.
"Good luck to them, but someday fights with them will have to happen. I just have to keep winning."
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