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

New WWE Universal Championship Match Set For Crown Jewel

In an announcement that shocked the world of wrestling, Roman Reigns announced that he is relinquishing the Universal Championship after his leukemia has returned.

"And I'm not going to lie, I'll take every prayer you can send my way, but I'm not looking for sympathy".

WWE.com summarised the ending of the speech: 'Speaking of the "faith" that had carried him through his life, Reigns promised the WWE Universe that he would return to "swing for the fences" at whatever curveballs life threw at him'. "Because after I'm done whooping leukemia's ass once again I'm coming back home". Roman Reigns was set to defend his Universal Title at Crown Jewel in Saudi Arabia, but now that he's not in the match anymore because he's taking time off to battle leukemia, the match will now be a singles match.

Reigns said he'd be heading home to focus on his health and treatment. adding "I will beat this, I will be back, and you will see me very, very soon". And football was done with me.

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Reigns, whose full name is Leati Joseph Anoaʻi, grew up playing football in Pensacola, Florida, later starring for Georgia Tech before being signed by both the Minnesota Vikings and the Jacksonville Jaguars during the 2007 off-season.

"You wanna know who gave me a chance?" He then praised WWE for being the only team to give him a chance before doing the same to the crowd for helping him achieve his dream to become a professional wrestler.

WWE is widely regarded as "fake", but this very real and raw moment left fans completely stunned.

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