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Boxing’s Mike Tyson is now memorialized in Vegas’ Madame Tussauds

Mike Tyson’s wax figure is unveiled at Madame Tussauds in Las Vegas.

Iron Mike Tyson is now memorialized in wax in Las Vegas — but it’s his acting, not his athleticism that is honored.

Tyson and his kids were present for the unveiling of his lookalike on Tuesday at Madame Tussauds. The statue is part of the Vegas wax museum’s “Hangover Experience.” Tyson appeared in “The Hangover” and “The Hangover II.”

Tyson, face tattoo and all, will appear beside his pet tiger from the the first “Hangover” installment. Nearby are  likenesses of actors Bradley Cooper (Phil) and Zach Galifianakis (Alan), who starred in the bachelor caper comedy.

The 1,110-square-foot exhibit also contains replicas of a smashed Las Vegas police car and the plush hotel room in which the guys stayed during their bachelor party booze-up.

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Mike Tyson poses with a synthetic eye during his meeting with a member of Madame Tussauds' creative team during a design session in the spring.  

 

(Madame Tussauds)

Tyson spent a couple of hours in the spring posing for 10 members of the Madame Tussauds creative team who analyzed his skin tone, the color of his eyes and hair and more.

Twenty studio artists then spent six months creating the statue.  It took six weeks just to insert hairs, one at a time, into the wax skull.

The wax museum is open 10 a.m.–8 p.m. Sundays-Thursdays and until 9:30 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays. Tickets start at $24 for visitors 13 and older.

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