Bridger Walker: 6-year-old boy who saved sister from dog attack becomes heavyweight champion

Bridger Walker: 6-year-old boy who saved sister from dog attack becomes heavyweight champion

- A six-year-old boy that saved his sister from a vicious dog attack has been rewarded by the World Boxing Council

- The council made Bridger Walker a world heavyweight champion for a day to celebrate him for his act of bravery

- When Walker battled with the dog, he sustained a lot of injuries that made him have 90 stitches throughout his body

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Bridger Walker, a six-year-old boy in the United States who saved his younger sister from a vicious dog attack has been recognised by the World Boxing Council (WBC) as a world heavyweight champion for a day.

Recall that the young boy displayed bravery by grabbing his sister's hand and running with her to ensure she was safe.

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After putting his life on the line for his little sister, Walker said:

"If someone was going to die, it must be me, I'm the older brother."

After the encounter with the vicious dog, the boy received 90 stitches throughout his body.

Bridger Walker: 6-year-old boy saved sister from dog attack becomes heavy champion
Bridger Walker did not mind losing his life to ensure his younger sister lived. Photo credit: Ebony James, @nicolenoelwalker/Twitter
Source: UGC

Sharing the boy's inspiring story on her LinkedIn page, Ebony James wrote:

"It will remain in the official historical record of the WBC. For that one day, he was the best fighter in the world!"

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Meanwhile, Legit.ng previously reported that a 5-year-old boy identified as Noah Woods was commended for saving himself, his dog and seven other family members from a fire accident that happened at their home.

Noah was asleep in the room he shared with his 2-year-old sister when an electrical fire started by his bed, but was able to save himself, his sister and their dog through the window before finally saving other members of his family.

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