Four months after his second diagnosis of leukemia, Reigns announced he was in remission and resumed wrestling again.
Reigns missed almost five months of action from October 2018 to March 2019 due to his most recent battle with leukemia, which forced him to vacate the WWE Universal championship.More news: These films and series are only available at Disney +
WrestleMania 36 had to be moved to two nights with no fans, and tapings had to go on before the Performance Center was shut down. Ryan Satin of Pro Wrestling Sheet reports that Reigns expressed concerns about working the match due to coronavirus concerns due to his compromised immune system stemming from his battle with leukemia. Since Roman is immunocompromised due to his battle with leukemia, the wrestler did not want to risk his health!
Not even the squared circle can defeat COVID-19, as the pandemic has left a main event title match at WrestleMania 36 down a challenger with Roman Reigns backing out of his Universal Championship match against Goldberg.More news: BBC Dad Returns To TV With His Kids To Talk About Coronavirus
WWE has reportedly been very supportive by honouring Reigns' request and is now on the hunt to have a new contender for Goldberg's Universal Championship.
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But due to the coronavirus outbreak, the event was filmed behind closed doors on March 25th and 26th (USA) and will air on tape delay on Sunday April 5th and Monday April 6th AEST.