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Survivor Series 2015 to feature tournament to crown new WWE world heavyweight champion

When WWE found out that Seth Rollins suffered a badly injured knee -- to the tune of MCL/ACL/meniscus tears, which will keep him out of action for anywhere between 6-to-9 months -- a plan had to quickly come together on just what to do about the WWE world heavyweight championship.

That plan is a tournament that will take place at the upcoming Survivor Series pay-per-view (PPV) scheduled for Nov. 22, 2015, at the Philips Arena in Atlanta, Georgia.

WWE has held a tournament at Survivor Series before, doing so back in 1998 with its "Deadly Game" event that saw The Rock turn heel, aligning with Vince McMahon in a recreation of the infamous Montreal Screwjob the year before.

This injury also comes at a time when Randy Orton, John Cena, and Brock Lesnar are all out of action right now for various reasons. The good news is two of those three can be called back into action, presumably, and one would assume that's very well what could happen.

Or this just became the Roman Reigns show.

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