Sugar Ray Leonard

*Boxing great Sugar Ray Leonard and Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Hines Ward are among the cast of ABC’s new season of “Dancing With the Stars,” joining previously-leaked celebs Wendy Williams, rapper Romeo, actress Kirstie Alley, ex Playboy bunny Kendra Wilkinson, Disney Channel star Chelsea Kane and professional wrestler Chris Jericho

Rounding out the 11 contestants are supermodel Petra Nemcova , who survived the Indian Ocean tsunami, “Loveline” radio show co-host Mike Catherwood and Ralph Macchio, star of the original “Karate Kid”

 

Hines Ward

The cast was announced Monday by “Dancing” hosts Tom Bergeron and Brooke Burke in segments that aired during an episode of ABC’s “The Bachelor.”

Leonard had a holistic description of his competitive approach.

“I think it’s all psychological. I think it’s spiritual,” he said, according to the AP. “I think it’s all the mental preparation.”

The 12th season of “Dancing with the Stars” begins March 21.