Roman Reigns Returning To Monday Night Raw, Will Address Leukemia Battle

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WWE famous person Roman Reigns, actual title, Joe Anoa'i, will make his return to Monday Night Raw on February 25 in Atlanta to supply an replace on his ongoing battle with leukemia.

Reigns hasn't appeared on tv since late October, however the WWE issued a press launch final evening hyping his extremely anticipated return to RAW.

Reigns opened the October 22 episode of Monday Night Raw by saying that his 11-year lengthy battle with leukemia was not over but.

In one of many heaviest moments in Raw's 25-year historical past, Reigns defined that the most cancers had returned and he would due to this fact be stepping away from the WWE ring and, thus, relinquishing his Universal title.

"My actual title is Joe, and I have been residing with leukemia for 11 years," Roman Reigns stated, in entrance of the gang at Providence's Dunkin' Donuts Center. "And, sadly, it is again. And as a result of the leukemia is again, I can not fulfill my position -- I can not be that combating champion -- and I will must relinquish the Universal championship ... I need to make one factor clear: on no account is that this a retirement speech. Because after I am accomplished whipping leukemia's ass as soon as once more, I am coming again residence."

Brock Lesnar went on to defeat Braun Strowman for the vacant title at WWE's Crown Jewel PPV in Saudi Arabia, and he has held the strap ever since.