WWE’s Roman Reigns Reveals Battle With Leukemia; Relinquishes Universal Title

Well right here’s some unhappy & very unlucky information. WWE’s Roman Reigns, aka Leati Joseph Anoa’i, kicked Monday evening’s episode RAW by saying his battle with most cancers (leukemia) has returned.

“My actual title is Joe, and I have been dwelling with leukemia for 11 years,” Roman Reigns mentioned, in entrance the group at Providence’s Dunkin’ Donuts Center. “And, sadly, it is again. And as a result of the leukemia is again, I can’t fulfill my position — I am unable to be that preventing champion — and I will should relinquish the Universal championship … I need to make one factor clear: on no account is that this a retirement speech. Because after I am performed whipping leukemia’s ass as soon as once more, I am coming again dwelling.”

After the announcement, the WWE made an ficial assertion revealing some further particulars on Anoa’i’s situation. “Tonight on Monday Night Raw, Roman Reigns a.okay.a. Joe Anoa’i] introduced that he’s relinquishing the WWE Universal championship and taking a go away absence from WWE as he as soon as once more fights leukemia, which had been in remission since late 2008,” the WWE mentioned. “Reigns is taking his battle with leukemia public in an effort to lift consciousness and funds for analysis with a view to advance cures for the illness.”

After making his announcement, Reigns laid down the title belt within the ring and was then embraced on the high the doorway ramp by teammates and shut associates.

Several WWE wrestlers and determine heads have taken to social media to provide Roman their assist, which you’ll be able to see for your self (beneath).