The highly-anticipated return of the World Heavyweight Championship is here, and the tournament to determine the first champion of this era is set to begin this week.

WWE fans won’t have to wait much longer to know who is in contention for the new title, as the participants in the World Heavyweight Championship tournament are set to be announced today.

WWE’s official Twitter account broke the news that an announcement is imminent, asking for last-minute predictions before the tournament field is revealed later today.

BREAKING: The WWE World Heavyweight Championship Tournament competitors from #WWERaw and #SmackDown will be revealed today!


Get those last minute predictions in

The tournament format will see four triple threat matches take place across WWE RAW and WWE SmackDown this week, with 12 competitors in the running to become the new World Heavyweight Champion.

Fans are eagerly anticipating the reveal of the tournament competitors, as the new era of the World Heavyweight Championship begins. With so much talent on both RAW and SmackDown, it’s anyone’s guess who will emerge as the first champion of this era.

WWE fans can check back on Ringside News today for the official announcement to find out who will be competing for the prestigious World Heavyweight Championship.

Who do you think will be announced as the competitors for the World Heavyweight Championship tournament? Leave a comment below.

Steve Carrier

Steve is the Founder of RingsideNews. He has been writing about professional wrestling since 1996. He first got into website development at the time and has been focusing on bringing his readers the best professional wrestling news at it's highest quality.

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