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BREAKING: Roman Reigns Relinquishes The Universal Championship On RAW

Roman Reigns FCW & WWE Champion

• OLD SCHOOL VIDEO HISTORY (October 22, 1988) – WWF Superstars of Wrestling

On this day in 1988, the World Wrestling Federation aired an episode of their weekly TV show ‘WWF Superstars of Wrestling’.

This episode was pre-taped in Ft. Wayne, Indiana and featured matches, promos & storyline segments on the road to the ‘WWF Survivor Series 1988’ PPV.

Here’s the card:

1. King Haku vs. David Isley

2. Tito Santana vs. Pork Chop Cash

3. Brain Busters vs. Bob Emory & Tommy Angel

4. Jake Roberts vs. Barry Horowitz

5. Akeem vs. Scott Hudson

6. Powers Of Pain vs. Bob Blackburn & Larry Stephens

• BREAKING: Roman Reigns Relinquishes The Universal Championship On RAW

Universal Champion “The Big Dog” Roman Reigns opened tonight’s episode of RAW and revealed that he’ll be relinquishing the Universal Championship because he has been suffering from leukemia for 11 years and it’s back.

Reigns thanks the fans, doesn’t matter if they cheered him or booed him. Crowd chants “Thank You Roman” and Roman says he isn’t retiring and he’ll be back.

Reigns puts the Universal Title in the ring and goes to the back. Seth Rollins & Dean Ambrose meet him on the ramp and they do the Shield fist-pump to end the segment.

You can watch Reigns’ emotional promo below:

WATCH: Fan Kisses Roman Reigns At WWE Event:

        
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