Former WWE Universal Champion Roman Reigns made his first public appearance since he revealed he was suffering from leukemia. Reigns was seen in a football game where the Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets faced the Georgia Bulldog. In a Twitter message, the Reigns said, "I'm the real big dog here. To hell with Georgia, baby. "In fact, Reigns, 33, has already played for the Georgia Tech football team.
Three weeks ago, Roman Reigns had abandoned his WWE Universal title belt after announcing that he would be in treatment for leukemia. So this was probably the first public appearance Reina in over a month.
In a highly emotionally charged speech, Big Dog revealed that he had been struggling with leukemia for 11 years and since he fell, he could not fulfill his duties in the ring.
– Georgia Tech Football (@GeorgiaTechFB) November 24, 2018
"I feel like I should apologize to everyone. For months, maybe even a whole year, I came here as Roman Reigns and said that I would come here every week, that I would be a fight champion, that I would be consistent, that I would be a load-ass – but that's all lies, "Reigns had said on Monday Night Raw.
"The reality is that my real name is Joe and I have been living with leukemia for 11 years. And unfortunately it is back and because leukemia is back, I can not fulfill my role, I can not be the fight champion and I will have to give up the Universal Championship, "he added.
"I'm not going to lie, I'm going to do as many prayers as you can, but I'm not looking for sympathy and I'm not looking for you to feel bad for me because I have faith," said Reigns standing up. in the ring, "he added.
While Reigns promised to make a comeback to WWE, the dates have not yet been known. He will likely lose the Wrestlemania 35, which will be held in April next year.
"I'm coming back because I want to show you all, at home, my family, my children and my wife, that when life excites me, I'm going to suffocate and I'm going to swing the fences every time I'll win it and I'll be back for you. see me very, very soon, "he concluded.