WWE Announces New Title Match After Roman Reigns’ Leukemia Diagnosis

WWE Universal Champion Roman Reigns opened final evening’s episode of Monday Night Raw by saying that his 11-year lengthy battle with Leukemia will not be over but. In one of many heaviest moments in Raw’s 25-year historical past, Reigns defined that the most cancers had returned and he would due to this fact be stepping away from the WWE ring and relinquishing his Universal title.

Reigns had been scheduled to defend his Universal title in a Triple Threat Match in opposition to Brock Lesnar and Braun Strowman on the upcoming, and controversial, Crown Jewel PPV in Saudi Arabia. Following Reigns’ announcement on Monday Night Raw, WWE revealed that Brock and Braun would now be going one-on-one for the vacant belt on November 2nd.

“The Beast Incarnate” and “The Monster Among Men” have solely squared off in singles competitors as soon as earlier than, when then Universal champion Lesnar defeated Strowman on the 2017 No Mercy PPV. 

According to a brand new report from The Wrap, WWE officers will make an official determination on Wednesday relating to whether or not or to not host the occasion in Saudi Arabia, after Turkish officers launch the outcomes of their investigation into Khashoggi’s demise.