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Details of Hatton-Pacquiao fight close to finalization

Updated: December 19, 2008, 7:28 PM ET
By Dan Rafael | ESPN.com

It's just a matter of time until a Ricky Hatton-Manny Pacquiao megafight is finalized.

"I think we're there. We're just mopping up little details," Top Rank's Bob Arum, Pacquiao's promoter, told ESPN.com by phone Friday. "My guy is on board. I think everybody is on board. I am very upbeat."

Golden Boy CEO Richard Schaefer, the promoter of Hatton, echoed Arum's sentiments, saying, "The conversations are coming along nicely. I talked to Ray Hatton [Ricky's father] and my hope ...

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