Kirstie Alley, Boxing champ Sugar Ray Leonard, model Petra Nemcova and Ralph Macchio, the original “Karate Kid” are among 11 contestants on the new season ABC’s “Dancing with the Stars,” which returns March 21.

The cast was announced Monday by hosts Tom Bergeron and Brooke Burke during an episode of “The Bachelor.”

Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Hines Ward, professional wrestler Chris Jericho, “Loveline” radio show co-host Mike Catherwood, burned out rapper Romeo, Chelsea Kane of Disney Channel’s “Jonas,” talk show host Wendy Williams and reality star Kendra Wilkinson round out the cast.

“Dirty Dancing” actress Jennifer Grey won last season.

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