Contender stars Bika, Codrington set to clash Tuesday

Sakio Bika and Jaidon Codrington are fighting for the same things in Tuesday night's "Contender" finale: To provide for their families and to fulill their destinies.

Originally Published: November 4, 2007
By Michael Woods | Special to ESPN.com

The two men squaring off in a Boston ring in "The Contender" finale are both convinced that destiny will smile upon them, lift them to victory and deliver a fat payday of $750,000.

Jaidon Codrington, the Connecticut-born, Queens, N.Y., resident, and Cameroon's Sakio Bika, who is based out of Sydney, Australia, could conceivably battle to a draw on Tuesday (ESPN, 9 p.m. ET).

In that case, the fighters could argue that destiny shone her warm light on both of them. Or perhaps neither ...

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