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Mike Tyson’s former £1.5m Las Vegas mansion was used in The Hangover, boasts infinity pool, two spas and a waterfall

, Mike Tyson’s former £1.5m Las Vegas mansion was used in The Hangover, boasts infinity pool, two spas and a waterfall

THIS is the house where Mike Tyson became a Hollywood star.

In 2008, the now 56-year-old former heavyweight champion let movie director Todd Phillips and his cameras into a stunning mansion he lived in with wife No3 Lakiha.

Inside Mike Tyson’s former £1.5m Las Vegas mansion used in The Hangover

The gorgeous property has an infinity pool with two spas and a waterfall

They filmed hilarious scenes for cult movie The Hangover, in a cameo that would go on to define him and rebuild his career after years of bankruptcy.

Found in the beautiful gated community called Seven Hills in the suburb of Henderson, it boasts six bedrooms, six-and-a-half bathrooms and its own private balcony.

And golf enthusiasts will enjoy the incredible 18-hole Rio Secco Golf Club, as well as four large private parks filled with basketball courts, tennis courts and football pitches.

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ITALIAN-STYLE

Like many new builds in Las Vegas within gated communities, the 5,740-square-feet mansion was built in an Italian style in 2001.

Two-storeys in size, the entrance opens to a grand reception room with a 25-foot-high lit waterfall, which connects to the great room that has a wet bar and fireplace.

You can imagine the great room is perfect for lounging, and where cannabis-advocate Tyson may possibly enjoy an occasional smoke.

, Mike Tyson’s former £1.5m Las Vegas mansion was used in The Hangover, boasts infinity pool, two spas and a waterfallHit movie The Hangover starring Bradley Cooper was filmed in Tyson’s house

, Mike Tyson’s former £1.5m Las Vegas mansion was used in The Hangover, boasts infinity pool, two spas and a waterfallMike Tyson in 2009 hit movie The Hangover

The living room has vaulted ceilings and walls of windows that offer plenty of natural light.

Completing the look is a family room with a moon-shaped wet bar.

While a centre-island kitchen has a another wet bar, and a wine cellar.

For those chilly desert evenings, the home has four fireplaces.

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There’s also a garage for space for four cars.

, Mike Tyson’s former £1.5m Las Vegas mansion was used in The Hangover, boasts infinity pool, two spas and a waterfallThere are six-and-a-half bathrooms

, Mike Tyson’s former £1.5m Las Vegas mansion was used in The Hangover, boasts infinity pool, two spas and a waterfallThe Italian-style property was built in 2001

, Mike Tyson’s former £1.5m Las Vegas mansion was used in The Hangover, boasts infinity pool, two spas and a waterfallA 25 foot waterfall awaits you in the front entrance

, Mike Tyson’s former £1.5m Las Vegas mansion was used in The Hangover, boasts infinity pool, two spas and a waterfallThe kitchen boasts a centre island

, Mike Tyson’s former £1.5m Las Vegas mansion was used in The Hangover, boasts infinity pool, two spas and a waterfallThe mansion is two-storeys in size

, Mike Tyson’s former £1.5m Las Vegas mansion was used in The Hangover, boasts infinity pool, two spas and a waterfallThe great room could be cannabis advocate Tyson’s smoking room

OUTSIDE SPACE

The sprawling property also has plenty of outside space.

There’s a huge pool should ‘Iron Mike’ fancy taking a dip.

In total, the garden boasts an infinity pool with two spas and a waterfall, as well as a large patio area, featuring a fire pit, BBQ area, bar area and pool bathroom.

Movie fans will remember Zach Galifianakis urinating in it in The Hangover.

However, it’s the 18-hole golf course that’s shared with other residents in the private community, as well as four large parks that have basketball courts and football pitches that make it a scenic surrounding.

Tyson and Lakiha have lived in Henderson, Nevada since 2008, moving to a property nearby in 2016. But she won’t be happy if the ‘Wolf Pack’ pop round, mind.

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, Mike Tyson’s former £1.5m Las Vegas mansion was used in The Hangover, boasts infinity pool, two spas and a waterfallThe property boasts a total of four fireplaces

, Mike Tyson’s former £1.5m Las Vegas mansion was used in The Hangover, boasts infinity pool, two spas and a waterfallLarge windows mean the property has plenty of natural light

, Mike Tyson’s former £1.5m Las Vegas mansion was used in The Hangover, boasts infinity pool, two spas and a waterfallThe wrought iron staircase runs through the home

, Mike Tyson’s former £1.5m Las Vegas mansion was used in The Hangover, boasts infinity pool, two spas and a waterfallTyson and his wife Lakiha have lived in Henderson, Nevada since 2008

Frequently Asked Questions

How to defend yourself:

Always protect your head when being attacked. It is your goal to not get punched. To avoid being punched, you must learn how to stop an incoming punch. Here are the steps:

  1. Stand tall and square yourshoulders.
  2. Keep your elbows near your sides.
  3. Block the incoming punch by using your forearm.
  4. Counterattack immediately.
  5. Continue blocking until your attacker runs off.
  6. Don’t let your defense slip.

How long does it usually take to become an elite boxer?

To become a professional boxer, it takes dedication and years of hard work. If you want to become a professional boxer, you’ll need to dedicate at least 10 hours per week to training.

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How do I practice boxing alone?

If you’re looking for a partner to practice boxing, you can watch boxing matches on television. You could also look for an amateur boxing club in your area. Amateur boxing clubs often hold regular training sessions. These sessions usually involve sparring partners who hit pads together.

You can also practice boxing using punching bags. Before hitting the bag, ensure that you are wearing gloves and protective gear.

How can I learn how to defend myself against boxing?

Boxing is one the oldest martial arts known. Boxing is considered one of the most difficult sports to practice. It’s not enough to punch someone in their face and knock them out. You have to be able to defend yourself against kicks and punches.

Finding a nearby boxing gym is the first step. Once you have found a suitable place to train you’ll need some gloves or headgear. Gloves protect your hands while the headgear protects your head. You will also need shorts and a shirt.

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Once you have everything you need, you will need to warm up. Start slow and build up speed. You can then go to the mat and spar with another fighter when you feel ready. Do not worry if you make a mistake. Try again until you get it right.

Statistics

  • It is just like normal sparring with a partner, but you want to throw punches at 75% of your normal speed. (wikihow.com)
  • This article received 39 testimonials and 89% of readers who voted found it helpful, earning it our reader-approved status. (wikihow.com)

External Links

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How To

Here are some basic skills in boxing

How to box effectively

Boxing is a popular sport. It is a fight between two opponents. Boxing rules vary from one country or another. There are three types: Amateur, Professional, or Olympic boxing.

Amateur boxing can be practiced at school or college. This type of boxing allows sparring without protection. Amateur boxing competitions usually last three rounds and last five minutes each. There are many different styles of amateur boxing including Kickboxing, Muay Thai, Taekwondo, Karate, Judo, Wrestling and others.

Boxing is typically practiced in clubs, stadiums or gyms. They have protective equipment such as mouthpieces. Six rounds of professional boxing last four minutes each. There are many types of professional boxing. These include Boxing (MMA), Kickboxing (Mixed Martial Arts), Muay Thai and Taekwondo.

Olympic boxing can be seen at the Olympics. International standards dictate that boxers must wear protective gear. The competition lasts eight rounds of three minutes each. Only two types of Olympic boxing are available: Light Flyweight or Heavyweight.

The basic skills of boxing are:

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  • Punching techniques
  • Guarding techniques
  • Footwork
  • Stance
  • Move your body
  • Defense
  • Combination
  • Rotation
  • Spare parts

Punching Techniques

There are seven types. Each punch is different. Some punches are more powerful than others. An uppercut, for instance, requires tremendous strength. However, a straight punch is much more powerful and faster than other punches.

There are many combinations of punches. These are combinations of punches that work together to achieve a specific goal. A combination can contain multiple parts. For example, a combination of a left and right hook will result in damage to the opponent’s jaw.

Guard Techniques

A boxer protects himself by using his body. He does so by using his arms, elbows and hands as well as his knees, knees and legs.

Legs

To defend against kicks, a boxer should use his legs. When he receives a kick, he raises his leg and moves away from the attacker. To avoid being kicked on his side, he will bend his knees if the attack is from the front. However, if the attack comes from behind, he stands up straight and blocks the kick with his foot.

Elbows

Elbow strikes are very effective because they inflict much pain. An elbow strike can be delivered either directly or indirectly. Directly means that your opponent is hit with your forearm. However, indirectly means that your elbow strike is delivered with another part or your arm.

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Hands

Boxers use their hands as a shield against incoming punches. They raise their fists high above their heads and point them in the direction of an attack. The attacker’s fist is then in their face.

Knees

A boxer should bend his knees in order to absorb any blows to his stomach, abdomen, chest or stomach. Knee strikes can be used to defend yourself.

Feet

If he is being attacked, a boxer must take a step back and counter-attack. This way, he can gain distance between himself and his opponent. Additionally, boxers need to maintain their balance when they counter-attack.

Stances

To box effectively, a boxer must establish a stance. His stance will determine how he defends. It is how he positions himself and where he faces the opponent. There are many positions that boxers can adopt. Here are some of the most common ones:

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  • Low stance
  • High stance
  • Southpaw stance
  • Western stance

Body Movement

A boxer must change his position, speed and rhythm in order to win the fight. This includes changing speed, position and rhythm.

Rotation

To increase his punching power, a boxer rotates when he throws a punch. Depending on what punch is being thrown, the speed of rotation varies.

Combinations

The timing of each punch determines the effectiveness of a combination. A combination of strong and weak punches will produce a good result.

Sparring

Sparring is a training session that improves boxing skills. Sparring is a training session that helps a boxer train his mind and body. Sparring, in conclusion, is about learning how to fight and not getting hurt.

In conclusion, learning to box requires dedication and patience. To become a better boxer, you must train hard and for a long time.

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