WARNING:We have detected your browser is out of date. For both performance, security and a better web experience you should keep up to date to avoid viruses, malware, hijacking and stay on top of compatibility features.
Samu Anoa'i Reveals That He Is Also Battling Cancer
Posted By: Caylon Knox on Oct 24, 2018
After the news of Roman Reigns' battle with leukemia, another member of the Samoan Dynasty has revealed that he is also battling cancer.
Former WWE World Tag Team Champion Samu Anoa'i of The Headshrinkers (along with Fatu A.K.A. Rikishi) revealed on his Facebook page that he is battling stage 4 liver cancer:
I want to take a minute to address the situation with myself and that of my family.
I recently have posted I am selling shirts "Anoa’i Strong”
These shirts have been for sale for many years and in light of the current situation that has struck myself and my family, I have decided to change the shirts to various colors for cancer.
My cousins news has struck the world and we are all devastated at this time. What many of you may or may not know is I am also dealing with stage 4 liver cancer and am currently waiting for God’s grace to help me get a transplant.
I am an elder member of my family and in no way am I or my family attempting to profit from any serious sickness. Instead, I want to use our name in order to help doctors and researchers find ways to cure this evil sickness.
I do not endorse or will I ever endorse profit on the misfortune of others or myself or that of my family.
I want all of my friends, family and fans to know we will always remain “Anoa’i Strong.” and these shirts will remain for sale and we will be speaking with various cancer organizations on how we can help.
Until you can stand in the shoes we stand in you will never know the pain and the struggle we endure daily.
He also revealed that you can pre-order shirts in which 25 percent of the purchase goes toward cancer research for leukemia. You can pre-order a shirt right here.
Adding comments is disabled due to age of article.
» More News From This Feed
AEW Dynamite Is Heading To Miami, Florida AEW has announced the January 15 Dynamite episode will air live from Watsco Center in Miami, Florida. Tickets go on sale Friday, November 22nd at 12 noon ET on Ticketmaster and AEWTix.com w[...]
Nov 11 - AEW has announced the January 15 Dynamite episode will air live from Watsco Center in Miami, Florida. Tickets go on sale Friday, November 22nd at 12 noon ET on Ticketmaster and AEWTix.com w[...]
Nov 11 - WWE Superstar Sin Cara has announced he has asked for his release from the company. His statement was released in Spanish on Twitter, below is a Google Translate: SIN CARA CONTRACT RELEASE Last n[...]
Nov 11 - WWE has issued the following press statement officially announcing Steve Austin's new WWE Network show and his first guest. “STONE COLD®” STEVE AUSTIN: THE BROKEN SKULL SESSIONS TO PR[...]
Matches & Segments Set To Air On Tonight’s WWE Raw Tonight WWE will be airing a taped edition of Monday Night Raw on the USA Network, which was filmed last Friday in Manchester, England, click here for full spoilers. Below is a non-spoiler match list[...]
Nov 11 - Tonight WWE will be airing a taped edition of Monday Night Raw on the USA Network, which was filmed last Friday in Manchester, England, click here for full spoilers. Below is a non-spoiler match list[...]
Nov 11 - On the most recent edition of "Something To Wrestle", Bruce Prichard revealed that the WWE did attempt to buy the UFC a few years back, as had been rumored at the time, but were outbid by the Fertitta[...]
Nov 11 - Jim Ross discussed a number of topics on the latest 'Grilling JR' podcast, including the origins of Halloween Havoc and why he didn't like the concept. Check out the highlights below, transcribed cour[...]
Tonight's WWE Raw SPOILERS from Manchester, England WWE taped Raw from the Manchester Arena in Manchester, England on Friday. The show will air on USA Network tonight: Check out the spoilers from the show below, courtesy of Edward Neely via WrestlingI[...]
Nov 11 - WWE taped Raw from the Manchester Arena in Manchester, England on Friday. The show will air on USA Network tonight: Check out the spoilers from the show below, courtesy of Edward Neely via WrestlingI[...]
Nov 11 - WWE Hall of Famer Mick Foley has added another accolade to his career (sort of), by capturing the 24/7 title from a fan at a comic-con appearance. Foley, who introduced the title in May this ye[...]
Nov 10 - Last night, AEW held their PPV Full Gear and the unsanctioned main event match between Jon Moxley and Kenny Omega was the talk of social media. During a post PPV press conference, AEW President[...]
Nov 10 - Charlotte Flair is already a 10-time Women’s champion, and her record will be etched into WWE history books. Yet, there’s been criticism over Charlotte’s short title reigns, with man[...]
Jake Hager Offers Advice To Rusev Via Twitter The Rusev, Lana, and Bobby Lashley storyline had drawn a lot of criticism. Recently, Rusev responded to one fan’s critic on Twitter by saying nobody cares what he’s good with. AEW s[...]
Nov 10 - The Rusev, Lana, and Bobby Lashley storyline had drawn a lot of criticism. Recently, Rusev responded to one fan’s critic on Twitter by saying nobody cares what he’s good with. AEW s[...]
Nov 10 - Ahead of Brock Lesnar defending his WWE Championship against Rey Mysterio at the upcoming Survivor Series pay-per-view, WWE has created a video looking back at "The Beast" destroying smaller talents, [...]
Nov 10 - Following last night's AEW Full Gear pay-per-view, AEW World champion Chris Jericho spoke to reporters in a media scrum about MJF possibly joining the Inner Circle. Check out the highlights below: Ch[...]
Nov 10 - X-Pac (Sean Waltman) revealed on the most recent edition of "X-Pac 1 2 360" what it was like being a smaller guy in the business when there were some many bigger guys competing back in the day:
Nov 10 - AEW has provided a medical update on Cody Rhodes and announced that he is not cleared to wrestle after taking a nasty bump during his match with Chris Jericho during the Full Gear pay-per-view. Photo[...]
Nov 10 - Following last night's AEW Full Gear Pay-Per-View, PWInsider is reporting that no major injuries came out of the event. However, Adam is reportedly dealing with something: "Hangman Page believed he[...]
Nov 10 - We reported yesterday on the tragic passing of independent wrestler Matt Travis, who worked extensively on the NYC indy scene. In an update, NBC New York reported the following about this death: &l[...]
Nov 10 - The following matches and segment have been announced for this week’s episode of AEW Dynamite which will feature all the fallout from AEW Full Gear: - AEW World Tag Team Championship Match: SCU[...]
Nov 10 - Eric Bischoff revealed during Starrcast event why he felt his latest run with WWE didn't work and his future int he pro wrestling business: "It was a great opportunity. I’m grateful for the o[...]
Nov 10 - AEW Full Gear went extreme on Saturday night with a brutal bout between Jon Moxley and Kenny Omega. The Lights Out non-sanctioned match was filled with violence including barbed wire, mouse traps, and[...]
Nov 10 - Cassidy Haynes of Bodyslam.net posted some details regarding a real-life fight between AEW star Jimmy Havoc and AEW announcer Excalibur on Thursday night at the birthday dinner for Tony Schiavone. [...]
Nov 10 - The following are the results from tonight's All Elite Wrestling Full Gear pay-per-view in Baltimore, Maryland. The event aired live to the U.S. market on B/R Live and traditional PPV, while[...]
Nov 09 - In the final bout of tonight's All Elite Wrestling Full Gear pay-per-view, Jon Moxley defeated Kenny Omega in an unsanctioned "Lights Out" Match. Moxley is focused and is gonna prove a po[...]
Nov 09 - Chris Jericho defeated Cody Rhodes to retain the All Elite Wrestling World Championship at Full Gear after MJF threw in the towel on Cody's behalf while Cody was locked in the Liontamer, for[...]