Heraclio Niz Mesa, the "Arrecife Chicken"
Heraclio Niz Mesa, born in Máguez, Lanzarote, 1929 - 2010, found in the Canarian fight a sports road
In which he overcame important challenges, which were measured by the most outstanding fighters of the time, until he left the terreros in 1958. He then changed the arena of struggle for the Local Police Headquarters of Arrecife, which would happen to exercise years Then duties as Chief of Police.
A dear and sympathetic man, Heraclio Niz had important milestones during his life, perhaps emphasizing his cinematographic side. Not only participated in the film "A million years ago", which was filmed in Lanzarote and in which participated the actress Raquel Welch; In addition, it appeared in another twenty of films.
Heraclio Niz received several awards throughout his life. Among others, the then Minister of Tourism, Manuel Fraga, awarded the Tourist Merit medal because for years he was a true host of thousands of tourists arriving in Arrecife. In addition, he received the Knight's Cross of the Order of Cisneros.