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BREAKING: WWE Superstar, Roman Reigns Lays Down WWE Championship Title Due to Leukaemia [Full Details]

It ’s indeed a tough time for American wrestler, Roman Reigns as he laid down his WWE Universal Championship title due to prolonged leukemia .

Roman Reigns revealed to his fans on Monday Oct . 22 he has been diagonised with the disease since about 11 years ago but was in remission.

Reigns said the leukaemia has returned which means he can no longer “ be that fighting champion ” which made him give up his title.
Fans sent messages of support on social media and the hashtag
#ThankYouRoman has been trending on Twitter.

Roman, a former American football player, made the announcement in the ring at Monday Night Raw.

. @WWERomanReigns has to relinqui the Universal Championship due to a battle with leukemia. #Raw
1:18 AM - Oct 23, 2018
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“ Y ’ all have made my dreams come true , ” the 33 -year - old said addressing the crowd .
“ It didn ’ t matter if you cheered me or you booed me, you ’ ve always reacted to me and that ’ s the most important thing and for that I have to say thank you so much .”

Roman, real name Joe Anoa’ i, told fans he wanted to make it clear that his announcement wasn’ t a “ retirement speech ” and revealed once he recovers he is “ coming back home ” .

“ When I do it ’ s not going to be just about titles or being on top . It ’ s about a purpose . ”
He added: “ I will beat this and I will be back so you will see me very , very soon .”

After his emotional address, he was given a hug by Dean Ambrose and Seth Rollins, his partners from The Shield wrestling group .

John Canton
Very emotional start to #Raw with Roman Reigns announcing he has leukemia and needs to obviously ste away from wrestling. He gave a great speech, the fans chanted his name a supported him. He gave up the Univer Title. Then he got a hug from his Shie brothers. God bless.
1:12 AM - Oct 23, 2018
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Fans and other wrestling stars sent messages of support on Twitter.

Finn Bálor forEVERYone
His real name is Joe & he’s a stand u guy! Inside the ring one of the best I’v battled with. Outside the ring one of t most genuine people I have ever met learned from. See you soon good bro
#ThankYouRoman ( ..and he smells g
3:07 AM - Oct 23, 2018
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Booker T. Huffman
Thank you @WWERomanReigns , we with you! #ThankYouRoman #RAW
1:13 AM - Oct 23, 2018 · Houston, TX
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Daria Berenato
Thank you Roman my love and pr go out to you and your family we with you!
1:20 AM - Oct 23, 2018
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Reigns is a four - time world champion having held the WWE World Heavyweight Championship three times and the Universal Championship once .

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