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Former WWE Wrestler Stops A Suicidal Woman From Jumping Off A Bridge

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Oct. 25 2017, Published 3:17 p.m. ET

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Talk about a close call! Former wrestling star Davey Boy Smith Jr. found himself in a life-or-death situation outside the ring on Sunday when he risked his own life to save the life of a suicidal woman in Canada.

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As the former fighter, whose real name is Harry Smith, revealed via Facebook, he was driving in Calgary when he noticed a woman crying and hanging off a bridge.

He immediately stopped his car and jumped the barricade to go talk to her.

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“She was crying and an emotional mess and threatening to jump if I got closer,” he wrote.

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He went on, “With people on the ground waving her not to jump I decided to grab a hold of her and not take any chances. She started to slide and want to go more as I grabbed a hold her.”

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Davey’s strong wrestling moves came in handy as he had to use some real muscle to get her off the bridge. “Luckily, with my years of grappling and self defense, I knew how to grab her HARD and how to pull her up from hanging off and jumping,” he recalled.

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So scary! The woman had a gun on her, too. “I told her ‘Miss, you're not going to move unless I want you to, I’m an expert grappler and you’re not going to shoot me,” he continued.

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Thankfully, he was able to rescue the woman and not harm himself in the process. The former wrestler shared how proud he was to be able to help: “For me, saving someone’s life is the greatest accomplishment I’ve ever made, and meant more than winning any championships in wrestling.”

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