LAS VEGAS - MAY 05:  (R-L) Oscar De La Hoya connects with a right to the face of Floyd Mayweather Jr. during their WBC super welterweight championship fight at the MGM Grand Garden Arena May 5, 2007 in Las Vegas, Nevada.  Mayweather defeated De La Hoya by split decision. (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)
Floyd Mayweather Jr, left, secured a split decision win over Oscar De La Hoya on May 5, 2007. Getty Images

On this day, May 5, 2007: Floyd Mayweather dethrones Oscar De La Hoya to cement status as boxing's golden boy