FIRST LOOK: 'The Challenge: Rivals III' Is 'Your Worst Nightmare'

The Challenge: Rivals III premieres May 4 at 10 p.m. ET on MTV

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We’ll just let TJ Lavin set up the latest season of The Challenge: “Welcome to your worst nightmare.”

PEOPLE has the exclusive First Look at The Challenge: Rivals III, which premieres this May with a supersized 90-minute premiere.

The long-running MTV competition enters its 28th season with 13 teams competing for the $350,000 prize in the third iteration of the drama-stoking “Rivals” theme – only this time, the partnerships are mixed, matching up male and female duos.

Several old favorites from The Real World and Are You the One? are returning: Wes Bergmann, Camila Nakagawa and, of course, Johnny “Bananas” Devenanzio.

Amid tears, screaming matches, naked strolls through Hautulco, Mexico, and adrenaline-surging challenges, only one lady manages to utter the sentence “I can’t believe I’m stuck with that douchebag” – but we have a feeling she speaks for everyone who signed up for this twisty, turbulent season.

Full List of The Challenge: Rivals III Teams

Sarah and Johnny “Bananas”
Camila and Tony
Nany and Wes
Jenna and Vince
Averey and Leroy
Jessica and Johnny Reilly
Ashley and Cory
Christina and Nate
KellyAnne and Jamie
Briana and Brandon
Cheyenne and Devin
Nicole and Dario
Simone and Thomas

The Challenge: Rivals III premieres May 4 at 10 p.m. ET on MTV.

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