Roman Reigns set for return 5 months after being diagnosed with leukemia

Roman Reigns set for return 5 months after being diagnosed with leukemia

Roman Reigns is set to return to the rings few months after being diagnosed with life threatening disease leukemia.

The 33-year-old announced on Monday Night Raw in October that he would be relinquishing the Universal Title after his diagnosis.

SunSport however reports that WWE owner Vince McMahon has confirmed the star will be returning to the company's flagship show next week.

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The billionaire tweeted: "@WWERomanReigns (aka Joe Anoa'i) will address the status of his fight with leukemia this Monday on Raw. #fighter #proud #classy."

Meanwhile, wrestling fans are up for exciting times as "The Guy" with the star due to appear on Good Morning America on Tuesday live from Times Square.

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Reigns, whose real name is Joe Anoa’I, has not been on the WWE TV show since he discovered the illness five months back.

Legit.ng earlier reported that World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE) Universal Championship title holder Roman Reigns says his leukemia has returned after almost 11 years of battling it.

The 33-year-old American says the leukemia has returned which means he can no longer be the fighting champion.

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Reigns was first diagnosed with leukemia at the tender age of 22 years.

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