Shaq Reality Show “Shaq Vs….” Premieres Aug. 18 On ABC

NBA champion Shaq, who joins the Cleveland Cavaliers next season, has inked a deal to star in Shaq Vs., an ABC reality series that will pit the 7-foor-1-in. star against top athletes in other sports.

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According to USA TODAY, future episodes will see Shaq take on Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger in football. Future hour-long episodes will pit him against Olympic swimmer Michael Phelps, retired boxer Oscar De La Hoya, St. Louis Cardinals first baseman Albert Pujols, tennis pro Serena Williams, and beach volleyball Olympians Misty May-Treanor and Kerri Walsh.

Filming begins this Wednesday. Shaq is set to premiere Aug. 18 and will air Tuesdays @ 9PM ET/PT on ABC