WWE has suspended Roman Reigns for 30 days for violating their Talent Wellness policy, his first ever drug test violation.
Reigns remains advertised for the Battleground PPV main event on July 24, a show he would be available to work given that this would only be a 30 day suspension.
WWE issued the following statement on Tuesday afternoon.
“WWE has suspended Joe Anoa`i (Roman Reigns) for 30 days effective immediately for his first violation of the company’s talent wellness policy.”
Reigns issued the following statement via Twitter today.
I apologize to my family, friends and fans for my mistake in violating WWE’s wellness policy. No excuses. I own it.
— Roman Reigns (@WWERomanReigns) June 21, 2016