Adding to a stacked undercard full of interesting boxing matches, we now have a super welterweight bout between the upcoming Ardreal Holmes Jr. and Wendy Toussaint that was added to the Shields-Canejo.
Read along for an analysis of the fight and the official Holmes Jr. vs Toussaint prediction ahead of making your boxing picks this weekend.
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Holmes Jr. vs. Toussaint Information
Ardreal Holmes Jr. vs Wendy Toussaint
Location: Little Caesars Arena, Detroit, Michigan, United States
Date and Time: June 3, 2023. 10 PM ET estimated ring walk
How to Watch: DAZN
Last Fight Record
Holmes Jr. is coming off a closely matched, split-decision victory over Ismael Villarreal a few months ago, in February.
Toussaint is making his first appearance since scoring a unanimous-decision victory over Asinia Byfield in June of 2022.
Holmes Jr. vs. Toussaint Betting Analysis
Ardreal Holmes Jr.
The Flint, Michigan native is lucky enough to be on this historic event. Where big-time boxing makes it’s return to Detroit. Holmes Jr. is a 6’2” crafty southpaw fighter that is undefeated in his professional boxing career. He is 13-0, with 5 of those wins coming via KO.
Holmes Jr. was an alternate for the 2016 Olympics. Proving he has a very solid background of amateur boxing and skills. This is a great story for this event. A young man that is getting his big shot in front of his own people to put on a great performance and earn a massive fight in the near future.
Originally from Haiti, Toussaint now resides in New York where he gets some of the best training a boxer can ask for. He was formerly the main sparring partner for WBO World Light Heavyweight title holder, Joe Smith Jr. for a number of years. That kind of experience can last a lifetime and do wonders for his own boxing career.
Toussaint is 14-1 with 6 KOs in his professional tenure. This is a massive opportunity for him to put his name on the map in the big-time boxing scene. The 5’10” orthodox boxer has his hands full this weekend, especially with his lack of activity over the recent years.
No injuries have been reported.
Holmes Jr. vs. Toussaint Betting Preview
Unfortunately, there are no boxing odds available this early in the fight week for this super welterweight bout. You can expect Holmes Jr. to be a very sizeable betting favorite over his counterpart.
Before getting to the Holmes Jr. vs Toussaint prediction, you should know more about both of these guys. Holmes Jr. has displayed some very good performances using the “sweet science” and being a great boxer against opponents.
Holmes Jr. has struggled with activity in the ring since the pandemic started, with a lot of personal-life things going on. Now, he is fighting only 3 months after his last appearance and wants to keep the momentum going into the most important part of his career.
For Toussaint, this is comparable to a “Rocky” moment for him. He isn’t fighting for any world titles, but this is his first fight with a big promotion, and it will be interesting to see how he acts as the underdog in front of the bright lights on Saturday night.
Holmes Jr. vs. Toussaint Betting Prediction
Not knowing the betting lines makes it tough to make boxing predictions, but this one seems like a pretty simple fight to pick. From looking at old fight film on YouTube (something you should do as well), it is easy to see that Holmes Jr. is the better boxer.
- The official Holmes Jr. vs Toussaint prediction is that Holmes will have a great night and get his hand raised.
The moneyline might be too wide of a margin to bet on, so look for a prop bet that has Holmes Jr. winning inside the distance.
The Flint native will feed off the home crowd and the big moment that he has worked for years to be in. A massive stoppage will do wonders for his career and that has to be the main thing on his mind going into this one.