Mike Tyson Selling Vegas Estate

Mike Tyson Buys Estate in Henderson

Mike Tyson has put his not too shabby estate on the market!

If you’ve got a little money to spend…and you wanna live like a champ you might want to consider Tyson’s old place in Seven Hills.

According to Luxury Homes of Las Vegas, the a five-bedroom, six-bathroom, 5,740-square-foot family home is in Henderson. Imagine owning a house as luxurious as the one that Mike Tyson is selling! For many people, that would be a dream come true. If we all had the money that he did, no doubt would we be getting in touch with real estate agents like Willam Pitt to one day own a house with around five bedrooms or maybe even more!

The property has a 25-foot lighted waterfall entryway; sunken great room; bar; fireplace; slate, marble and hardwood floors; chef’s kitchen; floating tub; chandeliers; a lighted courtyard garden; backyard infinity pool; three garages, balcony, guarded gate and country club.

Tyson reportedly bought the house for $1.75 million from former NBA pro Jalen Rose in 2007.

 

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Must we not fail to mention…there’s one added bonus. The former world heavyweight champion will still be your neighbor….Tyson recently bought a $2.5 million estate which is to four doors down from his $1.5 million house 1294 Imperial Dr.

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The new place is reportedly 10,401 square feet, with six bedrooms, six and a half bathrooms, on .76 acres, plus a pool and spa.

Mike Tyson Trivia:

  • Mike Tyson was involved in a street fight with former opponent Mitchell Green in 1988. In 1997 Green won a lawsuit over the incident and was awarded $45,000.
  • Bit off a chunk of Evander Holyfield’s ear during a heavyweight title bout.
  • In 1991 Desiree Washington, a Miss Black America contestant, charged that Tyson raped her in an Indianapolis hotel room. He was arrested, tried, convicted and served three years in prison.
  • Wife Monica Turner filed for divorce. [January 2002]
  • The Nevada State Athletic Commission voted to deny Tyson a license to box in Las Vegas, thereby effectively pulling the plug on an April 6 pay-per-view bout with Lennox Lewis that was due to air on both HBO and Showtime and could have produced the biggest take for a heavyweight title fight ever. [January 2002]
  • Mike Tyson was soundly defeated by Lennox Lewis via knockout in the eighth round. [June 2002]
  • Titles: 1986: WBC Heavyweight Title 1987: WBA Heavyweight Title 1987: IBF Heavyweight Title 1987: Undisputed World Heavyweight Champion 1996: WBC Heavyweight Title 1996: WBA Heavyweight Title
  • Retired with a record as of 2002: 50-6-0 (44) 2nc.
  • Children by ex-wife Monica Turner: Rayna (b. 14 February 1996) and Amir (b. 5 August 1997).
  • Ex-wife Monica Turner is a pediatric resident at Georgetown University Medical Center.
  • His father, Jimmy Kirkpatrick, reportedly fathered 16 children, 3 of them by Tyson’s mother, Lorna Smith Tyson. By the time Mike was born, Kirkpatrick had left her.
  • Admits paternity of an 8-month-old girl born to Kimberly Scarborough of New York. (28 March 1991)
  • Mike Tyson frequently uses the word “ludicrous”.
  • Was adopted by Cus D’Amato, boxing genius and trainer of such fighters as Floyd Patterson.
  • Before the game Street Fighter II: V (1995) came to the USA, there were fighters named Mike Bison who was a 6’5″ tall boxer, Balrog who was a Spanish assassin with a claw, and Vega who was the leader of Shadowloo. To avoid a possible lawsuit from Tyson, Capcom (the makers of Street Fighter) had a three-name swap between Mike Bison, Balrog and Vega. After the switch, the boxer became Balrog, the Spanish Assassin became Vega, and the leader of Shadowloo became the shortened M. Bison, without a definite clarification as to what ‘M’ now stood for.
  • His name was dropped from the 1987 classic game Mike Tyson’s Punch-Out!! (1987) because the contract for his name was about to expire, and he lost to James ‘Buster’ Douglas. Since he was no longer the champion, and with his contract expiring soon after, Nintendo no longer wanted Tyson. As a result, the game title became “Punch-Out!” and the last fight was against Mr. Dream, rather than Tyson himself, with Mr. Dream having the same abilities and sayings as Tyson.
  • At 13 years old weighed 200 pounds.
  • Not long after his release from prison, he was ready for a massive return. It was the most anticipated comeback in generations. In August of 1995, he beat Peter McNeeley in a matter of seconds – 89, to be exact.
  • He was fined $3 million, and was banned from boxing for one year for biting Evander Holyfield’s ear during a bout.

 

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