The wrestling world rallied behind Roman Reigns after he announced on Raw that his cancer is back after 11 years in remission.
Past and current WWE Superstars and fans flooded Twitter with positive energy for the now-former Universal champion making Reigns the top trending topic worldwide for several hours.
Comments from John Cena, Strowman, Daniel Bryan, Kurt Angle, Vince McMahon, Charlotte, Kevin Owens, Ric Flair, Bret Hart, Natalya, Matt Hardy, Paige, Sasha Banks, JBL, Becky Lynch, Finn Balor, and hundreds of others all tweeted get well soon messages and to let him know what he means to them.
Even the New Japan Pro Wrestling Twitter account had a classy message for Roman. “A champion transcends any company. @WWERomanReigns, on behalf of NJPW we all wish you a speedy recovery,” they wrote.
Below are some of the powerful messages left to Reigns:
Vince McMahon: A warrior, through and through. @WWERomanReigns, your entire #WWE family stands with you. #ThankYouRoman
John Cena: ‘Courage – strength in the face of pain or grief.’ You have given us your everything including a courageously vulnerable moment. We, your WWE family, give you all of our love and support. #ThankYouRoman #NeverGiveUp
Braun Strowman: I’ve been in many wars with this man. He’s been my biggest rival on tv!!!! But behind the scenes he’s one of my closest friends!!!! He’s is one of the toughest men I’ve ever met and I have no doubt he’ll kick leukemia’s ass and and be back to battling with me soon and I can’t wait. You and your family are in my prayers. Love you Big UCE!!!!! #FUCancer
Samoa Joe: …. He will fight, he will win, he will return stronger, and I will be waiting….
Daniel Bryan: I’ve never seen the air sucked out of a locker room like it was tonight. Our thoughts and prayers are with Roman and his family. #ThankYouRoman
Kurt Angle: I just witnessed @WWERomanReigns give the most heart felt promo I’ve ever seen. Much respect to you Roman. #PrayforRoman #thankyouroman
The Usos: We been here for u, and will stay here for u. Day one uce. We love you. @WWERomanReigns #ThankYouRoman
Kevin Owens: Roman is one of the best I’ve ever been in the ring with and one of the guys I respect and look up to the most in this industry. My thoughts are with him and his family. I can’t wait to see him overcome this and get to share a locker room with him again soon. #ThankYouRoman
Charlotte Flair: @WWERomanReigns YOU gave us the gift of your work ethic in NXT. You gave us the gift of your athleticism & determination in the ring. You gave us the gift of your knowledge in the locker room. But your comeback match will be the greatest gift of all. We are all looking fwd to it
Ric Flair: @WWERomanReigns My Family And I Are Thinking Of You And Are Keeping You In Our Prayers! We Are Here For You!
Matt Hardy: An amazing human being, an incredible performer & a man I’m proud to be friends with. My thoughts & prayers are with you & your family. Get well soon, champ! #ThankYouRoman
Johnny Gargano: Our job gives us the ability to portray larger than life characters who possess super human qualities and characteristics. After hearing his story it’s very apparent that Joe Anoa’i is just as much of a superhero as “Roman Reigns” is. #ThankYouRoman
Becky Lynch: @WWERomanReigns you are the definition of what it means to be a leader and a champion and one of the toughest lads on the planet. We are all behind you and sending love. You will beat this. #ThankYouRoman
Sami Zayn: I’m overseas and I just heard the terrible news about @WWERomanReigns and his battle with Leukemia. Totally shocked. Uce, you are a tough bastard and a true fighter, and you will beat this. Lots of love.
Paige: Sending all the love to @WWERomanReigns he’s a Superman and one of the hardest workers in @WWE and a true leader. #ThankYouRoman
Sasha Banks: Love you @wweromanreigns You taught me so much about what it means to be a superstar here. Can’t wait to see you back
John “Bradshaw” Layfield: Just saw the @WWERomanReigns news. Absolutely heartbreaking. Roman is one of nicest guys I have ever met in this business and was a pleasure every time I had the pleasure to work with him. My best wishes to him!
Natayla: THANKYOU, @WWERomanReigns. Praying for you and your family.
Cody Rhodes: Fucking terrible. So sad. Stunning. He will beat it.
Finn Balor: His real name is Joe & he’s a stand up guy! Inside the ring one of the best I’ve battled with. Outside the ring one of the most genuine people I have ever met & learned from. See you soon good brother #ThankYouRoman ( ..and he smells great)
Shinsuke Nakamura: Come on #bigdog. After your another fight, let’s do this again. #thankyouroman
Renee Young: Sending so much love to @WWERomanReigns and his family. You’re one of the strongest dudes I know and I can’t wait to see you back inside that ring. #thankyouRoman
Mick Foley: I’m just learning now of @WWERomanReigns leukemia diagnosis. Stunned. I liked and respected him from the moment I met him. Sending my very best wishes and prayers for you, Joe.
Bret Hart: Fight on to victory my courageous brother!
Nikki Bella: You’re in our thoughts & prayers Joe. You are our Superman! Forever and always! You have an army people standing behind you ready to support and fight with you!
Hulk Hogan: The power of the Big Dog is in the heart. The hulkamaniacs, the #wweuniverse and I stand with you. We pray for you and we’ll all be waiting for you to hurry back in good health. Gods got you. Only Love HH
The Miz: Whether you bleed blue or bleed red, we are family. Whether you work in the United States or you work in Japan, we are all family. Roman we stand next to you as we watch you give the ass whipping of a life time. #ThankYouRoman
Ronda Rousey: Life is a fight from the second you take your first breath,till the moment you exhale your last…theres a huge void left without Roman Reigns…but this is the fight Joe Anoa’i was always destined to win.
Kenny Omega: Cheering for you from the opposite side of the globe. Nothing but respect for Roman.