WWE has announced the 12 superstars who be vying to be the first ever WWE World Heavyweight Champion.

The tournament, which will feature Superstars from both the RAW and Smackdown brands, will kick off this week.

On each show, there will be two triple-threat matches, with the winners of each one facing off later that night.

The winners of both of those singles matches will then face off at Night of Champions on May 27th with the winner becoming the new WWE World Heavyweight Champion.