A year ago the whole world was deeply moved by the heroics of six-year-old Bridger Walker, who risked his life to save his younger sister from a dog attack.
Placing himself in harm`s way to save her, Bridger suffered severe facial injuries from numerous dog bites. The story was shared by his aunt Nicole and became a major story highlighting his exceptional heroism and love.
Upon learning about such courageous action, the World Boxing Council sent Bridger an iconic belt and named him honorary world champion. They also named a new weight division after him.
“We at the WBC are so honored to name Bridger our Honorary Champion, for his immense courage. It represents the very finest values of humanity.”