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WWE releases statement on Roman Reigns’ fight against leukemia


Roman Reigns appeared on Monday Night Raw this week to announce he is fighting leukemia and would be leaving to seek treatment. Just after it aired on the USA Network, WWE sent out the following statement, making clear why he went public with his fight against the disease:

STAMFORD, Conn., October 22, 2018 – Tonight on Monday Night Raw, Roman Reigns (aka Joe Anoa’i) announced that he is relinquishing the WWE Universal Championship and taking a leave of absence from WWE as he once again fights leukemia, which had been in remission since late 2008. Reigns is taking his battle with leukemia public in an effort to raise awareness and funds for research in order to advance cures for the disease.

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