The Bethesda estate where Mike Tyson once lost his pet tiger has been relisted at a lower price

The Bethesda estate once belonging to heavyweight champ Mike Tyson has been relisted for $5.25 million — a $3.25 million reduction from when it first hit the market a year ago.

Tyson purchased the 5.3-acre compound along with his former wife, Monica Turner, in 1995. Turner, a medical doctor and half-sister of former Maryland Lt. Gov. Michael Steele, married Tyson in 1997 and the couple had two children. They divorced in 2003 and Turner kept the estate.

Turner told The Wall Street Journal last year she decided to part with the property on Persimmon Tree Road because her youngest child graduated from college and the estate has too much space for her alone.

And talk about space: The seven-bedroom, 11-bathroom home spans 19,000 square feet, and the property includes a gym, pool, sports court, piano room, media room, game room and views of Congressional Country Club, according to the listing on the website of agent Daniel Heider of Heider Real Estate Group, a division of TTR Sotheby’s…

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