Roman Reigns Relinquishes Universal Championship Due to Leukemia

BREAKING New Universal Champion to be Determined at WWE Crown Jewel 0By Mike Killam on Oct 22 2018WWE

BREAKING New Universal Champion to be Determined at WWE Crown Jewel 0By Mike Killam on Oct 22 2018WWE

Leati Joseph Anoa'i, known to WWE fans as Roman Reigns, opened up the broadcast of "Monday Night Raw" by announcing he has leukemia.

He said that his real name is Joe and he's been living with leukemia for 11 years and now it's back. "Because after I'm done whipping leukemia's ass once again, I'm coming back home". And very quickly I was able to put it in remission.

Reigns then revealed that he was first diagnosed with leukaemia when he was 22 years old and that turned his life upside down. He said his cancer was back, so he was vacating the Universal Championship and leaving pro wrestling in order to fight it, but promised he would be back "very, very soon".

Reigns ended the segment by saying that this was not a retirement speech and he plans on returning once he has beaten the disease.

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This gave WWE a fresh headache when it came to Universal Championship match at Crown Jewel next week since Reigns was due to defend his title against both Brock Lesnar and Braun Strowman in a triple threat match. The WWE didn't make any announcements about how it would continue without Reigns in the picture.

"You know the deal, you know how life is".

"I feel like I owe everyone an apology", he said. Along with being cousins with Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson, he's the son of WWE Hall of Famer Sika of the Wild Samoans and the brother for former WWE superstar Rosey, who died in 2017. You've always reacted and that's the most important thing, and for that, I have to say thank you so much.

Reigns left the stage accompanied by fellow wrestlers Seth Rollins and Dean Ambrose.

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