BLEACHER REPORT: Roman Reigns Reportedly Drops Out of Universal Championship Match at WrestleMania 36

BY MIKE CHIARI – MARCH 26, 2020


The Big Dog Roman ReignsThe upcoming WrestleMania 36 match between Roman Reigns and Goldberg is reportedly off, per Ryan Satin of Pro Wrestling Sheet:

“Sources with knowledge of the situation tell us Reigns expressed to WWE that he didn’t feel comfortable doing anymore of the Performance Center shows during the coronavirus pandemic because he’s immunocompromised from his battle with leukemia and didn’t want to risk his health,” Satin wrote.

“We’re told WWE honored his request and he will now be replaced by someone else in the match against Goldberg, though it’s unclear who at this time.”

Reigns, who played college football at Georgia Tech and attempted an NFL career, was diagnosed with leukemia following a physical with the Minnesota Vikings in 2007, per Maya A. Jones of The Undefeated.

He went into remission two years later, but Reigns announced on Oct. 22, 2018, on Monday Night Raw, that his leukemia returned… Read More HERE


 

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