Roman Reigns suspended 30 days by WWE for wellness policy violation
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Roman Reigns suspended 30 days by WWE for wellness policy violation
Tuesday June 21st, 2016

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WWE has suspended Roman Reigns for his first violation of the company’s talent wellness policy.

Testing for the policy is administered independently by medical professionals and looks into cardiovascular testing, brain function testing, substance abuse and drug testing, annual physicals and health care referrals.

One failed test results in a 30 day suspension. A second failed test would result in a 60 day suspension. A superstar can be terminated after a third offense.

Reigns took to Twitter to apologize.

“I apologize to my family, friends and fans for my mistake in violating WWE’s wellness policy,” he wrote. “No excuses. I own it.”

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Most recently, Dean Ambrose cashed in his Money in the Bank briefcase to become the WWE World Heavyweight Champion, a title that was previously held by Reigns from his win at WrestleMania 32 in April.


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