WWE Universe faced a huge set back when Roman Reigns opened 22nd October’s episode of Monday night RAW with relinquishing his Universal title after informing about the life threatening blood cancer. This is a type of cancer which starts in blood forming tissues, usually in the bone marrow. The disease leads to over production of white blood cells. It affects the production of blood cells.
Cancer is a deadly disease and some believed that he might never step into the ring yet again and for those there is some good news in store.
Roman Reigns to compete in Royal Rumble
According to a Forbes report, the 33-year old could go on to win the Royal Rumble event of 2019. This win will bring him into title contention yet against Brock Lesnar at Wrestlemania. After the departure of Reigns, WWE tried to hype up Braun Strowman’s challenge to Brock Lesnar for Universal title but removing him from the title picture at the cusp of Royal Rumble event may be an indication that the company is ready to welcome Reigns and get him into title contention straight away.
Brock Lesnar will now face Finn Balor at Royal Rumble and in all odds the master of suplex city is expected to win the match and retain his title.
An update on Roman’s health
The Big Dog has been out of any spotlight or media coverage and has been spending time with his family in his fight against cancer. There have been several co-wrestlers who have mentioned that Reigns is doing well and is expected to return soon which includes the names like his Shield brother Seth Rollins and Braun Strowman.
WWE.COM has also revealed that the Leukemia hit Reigns will appear at World of Wheels in the Indiana State Fairgrounds in Indianapolis, Ind on February 10, 2019.