The six-year-old boy who saved his sister from a dog attack is now an honorary boxing world champion.
The World Boxing Council awarded Bridger Walker, who hails from Wyoming, USA, with an honorary World title for his heroics that saved his younger sister’s life.
“And the new WBC champion of the World, Bridger the “bravest man on Earth” Walker!” WBC President Mauricio Sulaiman posted on his Instagram account. “We are so proud of you dear Bridger. You are a real life hero.”
AND THE NEW WBC CHAMPION OF THE WORLD, Bridger “The bravest man on Earth” Walker 🔝🔰 pic.twitter.com/cxQV5O3SNL
— World Boxing Council (@WBCBoxing) July 21, 2020
Nikki Walker, Bridger’s aunt, posted on Instagram that his nephew told her “If someone had to die, I thought it should be me” after the incident.
Avengers cast members Tom Holland, Chris Evans, Chris Hemsworth and Robert Downey Jr. also praised Walker for his bravery.
Holland invited Walker to the set of his new Spider-Man film while Evans will be sending an authentic Captain America shield.
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