Laila Ali vs. Snooki??? Yep.
The cast of the new 'Celebrity Apprentice' has just been announced -- and it's packed with star athletes who will battle it out for Arnold Schwarzenegger's approval ... including 2 ex-NFL players.
Among the jocks ... Ricky Williams, Eric Dickerson, Laila Ali, Lisa Leslie and ex-MMA star Chael Sonnen.
The athletes will compete against reality stars like Snooki, Kyle Richards and Porsha Williams ... singers like Vince Neil and comics like Jon Lovitz.
Arnold will reportedly be joined by celeb advisers including Tyra Banks, Jessica Alba, Warren Buffett ... and Clippers owner Steve Ballmer.