Details on Roman Reigns' comeback.
According to Fightful's Sean Ross Sapp, Vince McMahon was the first one to learn of Roman Reigns being cancer free. Vince McMahon found out last week, and Roman Reigns went to the Performance Center to work out. The decision to come back in such quick fashion was completely Roman Reigns' call. Only Vince, Stephanie McMahon, Kevin Dunn, Michelle Wilson and Triple H were aware of all the details until this morning.
The news was first reported on Fightful Select.
Reigns announced his leukemia had returned in the opening segment of the Oct. 22 edition of Raw, relinquishing the Universal Title in the process. On Thursday, Feb. 21, WWE announced that Reigns would be on tonight's episode of Raw to provide an update on his health. In the opening segment of tonight's Raw, Reigns gave everyone the good news and announced that "The Big Dog is back!"
In other Roman Reigns news, Fightful also reported that Reigns told WWE he didn't want to go to Saudi Arabia for WWE Crown Jewel.
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