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Figure Four Weekly: Roman Reigns announces his leukemia is in remission


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"When I made my announcement, I said that I was going to swing for the fences. We did better than that, y'all. We didn't just swing for the fences, we hit a home run."

The entire professional wrestling world breathed the sigh of relief they've been waiting four months for as Roman Reigns announced last Monday that his leukemia is in remission.

Reigns shared the positive update while appearing on WWE television for the first time since revealing his battle with leukemia, which had returned 11 years after he was first diagnosed with the disease. "The good news is, I'm in remission, y'all," Reigns told the crowd on last week's Raw. "So, with that being said, The Big Dog is back."

There had been signs that things were going well -- or at least as well as they could have been -- but it's best to never make assumptions about such a sensitive situation. Reigns was able to make some public appearances, filmed a role in the Fast and the Furious spinoff "Hobbs & Shaw" and a guest spot on Nickelodeon's "Cousins for Life," and was brought up in WWE's Seth Rollins-Dean Ambrose storyline this past fall.

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