Chris, Wes, The Challenge Rivals 2

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We don't know about you, but it never officially feels like summer until The Challenge returns on MTV!

The Challenge: Rivals II premieres in just two weeks, and we've got your exclusive first look at all the fighting, hookups and drama you'll be seeing on the new season, which features fan favorites such as Wes, Paula, Johnny Bananas, Emily and more, all returning to compete alongside their respective rivals for a share of the $350,000 grand prize.

But the two contestants we're most excited to see in Thailand for the series' 24th season? Fan-favorite couple C.T. and Diem, who can be seen kissing in our exclusive sneak peek. Feel free to squeal at any time!

Not enough Challenge goodness for ya? Don't worry, MTV's got you covered!

Nicole "Snooki" Polizzi and Challenge fan favorite Kenny Santucci will host ChallengeMania: The Road to Rivals II, airing tonight at 10 p.m. on MTV, which will preview the new season and look back on the show's biggest moments. Fans can also relive the first edition of Rivals as the network is airing a marathon this Friday, June 28, from 10 a.m. to 7:30 p.m.

The Challenge: Rivals II's 90-minute season premiere debuts Wednesday, July 10, at 10 p.m. on MTV.

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