WWE Raw: Roman Reigns, The Shield, things to know from Monday's show

Roman Reigns made the surprising announcement he has leukemia to start off Monday's Raw. - [WWE / YouTube screencap]
Roman Reigns made the surprising announcement he has leukemia to start off Monday's Raw. - [WWE / YouTube screencap]

On October 23, 'Raw' was full of surprises, including sad news, a title change, and a heel turn.

The latest episode of "WWE Raw" brought plenty of surprises throughout the show. The majority of those involved the members of The Shield. Below is what fans need to know in case they missed Monday's episode of "WWE Raw."

1

Reigns delivered unfortunate news

Sometimes, real life makes a serious intersection with WWE stories, and changes things. Fans were surprised and saddened as Roman Reigns (Joe Anoa'i) delivered the news that he's had leukemia for 11 years. That leukemia was in remission, but has returned. With that, he announced he was relinquishing the Universal title and going to spend time battling this. He'll now be with his family, as he fights this tough fight.

2

WWE Universal title picture

Now that the Universal title is vacated/relinquished, it means a new champion will be decided. The official word is that Braun Strowman will battle Brock Strowman for the title at the WWE Crown Jewel event.

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