Watford boxer Anthony Joshua has been named on the opening show of the Sky Sports season which will take place in Dublin on Saturday, August 30.

The event will be held at the National Stadium and joining Joshua on the bill is middleweight Matthew Macklin.

The 24-year-old heavyweight, who won an Olympic gold medal at the 2012 Games, will also compete on what is anticipated to be a strong bill at the O2 Arena in London on October 11.