Sulaiman Segawa vs. Misael Lopez on May 6 in Washington, D.C.

Organizers of Beltway Battles: Round Four, the Washington, DC-based pro boxing series produced by Rising Star Promotions, DHH Promotions, and Blue Cork Strategies in association with Events DC and DiBella Entertainment, announced its updated card set for Saturday, May 6 (doors at 5pm; first fight at 6pm) at DC’s Entertainment & Sports Arena.

The main event will feature a 10-round featherweight showdown between Sulaiman Segawa (13-1, 4 KOs) of Silver Spring, Maryland and Misael Lopez (14-2, 5 KOs) of Denver, Colorado.

A former Ugandan Olympian fighting out of Urban Boxing, Segawa fought twice in DC, the first a TKO win over Ernesto Guerrero at Beltway Battles: Round Three last November and a no-contest (cut due to an accidental head butt) with Cobia Breedy on Beltway Battles: Round Two in 2021. Meanwhile, the Mexican-born Lopez is looking to rebound from a split decision loss to Edward Vazquez last February on ShoBox.

Fight fans will be treated to the Beltway Battles first female bout when undefeated Upper Marlboro, Maryland bantamweight Rianna Rios (6-0) faces Cara McLaughlin (1-5) of Cookstown, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom in the Co-Main event scheduled for eight rounds.

Rios is a former, two-time Elite National, National PAL and Golden Gloves Champion, who elected to turn pro over pursuing an opportunity to fight in the Olympics. She served five years active duty as a Sargent in US Army assigned to the World Class Athlete Program between 2013-2017 and 52nd Brigade Engineer Battalion from 2017-2018 in Ft. Carson, Colorado. Rios was born in Alice, Texas to parents of Mexican and Native American ancestry and fights out of NoXcuse Boxing Club in Temple Hills, Maryland. McLaughlin will fight for the first time in the United States, following bouts in Spain, Italy, and the Czech Republic.

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