MTV Premieres 'The Challenge: Battle Of The Exes' Trailer (VIDEO)

The wait is finally over for fans of MTV's long-running reality competition series, "The Challenge." On Wednesday, the network released the trailer for Season 22 of "The Challenge: Battle of the Exes."

This season will take place in the Dominican Republic, and all of your favorite "Challenge" competitors are back. If you thought previous seasons brought the drama, just wait until each competitor gets paired with a former on-air flame. Things are guaranteed to get explosive.

"Battle of the Exes" will premiere on Wed., Jan. 25, 2012, at 10:00 p.m. EST. MTV will air a special preview on Jan. 11 that will explain how the former couples became exes.

Below, find a list of this season's contestants.

The female contestants:

Aneesa Ferreira, "Real World Chicago"
Camila Nakagawa, "Spring Break Challenge"
Cara Maria Sorbello, "Fresh Meat II"
Diem Brown, "Fresh Meat"
Emily Schromm, "Real World DC"
Heather Marter, "Real World Las Vegas 2011"
Jasmine Reynaud, "Real World Cancun"
Mandi Moyer, "Fresh Meat II"
Naomi Defensor, "Real World Las Vegas 2011"
Paula Meronek, "Real World Key West"
Priscilla Mendez, "Real World San Diego 2011"
Rachel Robinson, "Road Rules Campus Crawl"
Robin Hibbard, "Real World San Diego"
Sara Rice, "Real World Brooklyn"

The male contestants:

Abram Boise, "Road Rules South Pacific"
CT Tamburello, "Real World Paris"
Dunbar Merrill, "Real World Sydney"
Dustin Zito, "Real World Las Vegas 2011"
Johnny Bananas Devenanzio, "Real World Key West"
Leroy Garrett, "Real World Las Vegas 2011"
Mark Long, "Road Rules USA"
Nate Stodghill, "Real World San Diego 2011"
Ty Ruff, "Real World DC"
Tyrie Brown, "Real World Denver"
Vinny Foti, "Fresh Meat II"
Wes Bergmann, "Real World Austin"