Roman Reigns

Roman Reigns Statement On Testing Positive COVID-19 Before WWE Day 1 Started

Roman Reigns has made his first public comments since being pulled from the WWE Day 1 pay-per-view.

As noted, “The Tribal Chief” has been pulled from tonight’s special event from State Farm Arena in Atlanta, Georgia as a result of testing positive for COVID-19.

With Reigns off the card, his originally scheduled opponent Brock Lesnar has been moved to the WWE Championship match, which now makes it a Fatal-5-Way showdown with Big E. defending against “The Beast Incarnate,” as well as Bobby Lashley, Kevin Owens and Seth Rollins.

Regarding his positive test for COVID-19 and being pulled from tonight’s WWE Day 1 show, “The Head of the Table” took to social media to comment on the situation.

“I yearn to perform tonight at WWE Day 1 to defend my Universal Championship,” wrote Reigns via his official Twitter page. “However, unfortunately, earlier today I tested positive for COVID-19.”

Reigns continued, “Due to the proper protocols I am unable to compete as originally scheduled. I look forward to returning to action as soon as possible.”

Check out the actual tweet from the official Twitter feed of “The Tribal Chief” Roman Reigns via the post embedded below.

Make sure to join us here at eWrestling.com tonight for live WWE Day 1 results coverage from Atlanta, GA.

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