Erica Paes has the distinction of handing current Invicta featherweight champion Cris Cyborg her only career loss, a first-round kneebar submission in Cyborg's first career fight in Brazil in 2005.
On Oct. 24, Paes will attempt to hand crossover boxing star Holly Holm her first MMA defeat. Holm will face Paes at Legacy Fighting 24 on Oct. 11 in Dallas. AXS TV Fights tweeted the news on Friday.
Holm, a Jackson's fighter who has a 33-2-3 boxing record, began competing in MMA in 2011. Since then, she racked up a record of 4-0, with all her wins via stoppage. Her most recent victory was a head-kick knockout of Allanna Jones on July 19.
While Paes first fought in 2005 (her win over Cyborg was her career debut, like Holm, she only has four career fights, posing a 2-2 record. She returned from an eight-year break this year and is 1-1 since, with a unanimous decision loss to Bethe Correia on June 29.