John Joe Nevin will make his professional boxing debut next month but exact details of the fight have yet to be confirmed.

However, the Mullingar fighter’s second pro bout will take place in Boston on St Patrick's Day, his promoters, Green Blood, have confirmed.

Further details about the fights, the second of which will take place at the House of Blues in Massachusetts, will be revealed in the coming weeks. 

The Olympic silver medallist has been training at Bozy’s Dungeon Gym in Philadelphia with his Irish coach Brian McKeown since arriving in Philadelphia last week.