Sunday, May 20, 2007

Luchador - Enrique Llanes

Name Enrique Llanes
Real name Enrique Juan Yañez González
Nicknames El Sol de Otumba (Otumba's Sun)
Name history Enrique Llanes (debut - death)
Family Javier Llanes (son), Mario and Sergio Llanes (brothers), Gori Guerrero (brother-in-law), Chavo, Mando, Eddy and Héctor Guerrero (nephews)
Pro wrestling training by: Tarzán López
Birth date August 24, 1919 - Otumba, Mexico State
Obituary date September 18, 2004 - Mexico City
Wrestling Debut June 21, 1942 - Arena México - Mexico City
Signature moves La Cerrajera
Titles:1-time Mexico National Light Heavyweight Champion, 1-time NWA World Middleweight champion

Enrique Juan Yañez González (August 24, 1919 – September 18, 2004) was one of the premier Hispanic professional wrestlers in the early days of Lucha Libre when most wrestlers were imported from outside of Mexico.

Enrique Juan Yañez González was born on August 24th, 1919 in Otumba, a Mexico State municipality with a current population of about 8,000. He was the son of José Yañez López, a telegraphist aligned with the Mexican revolutionists, and María González Moreno, a direct descendant of Pedro Moreno, a famous insurgent of the early 19th century.

Enrique Llanes is the brother-in-law to Gory Guerrero and uncle to Mando Guerrero, Chavo Guerrero, Hector Guerrero and Eddie Guerrero, his brothers Mario & Sergio also wrestled as did his son Javier Llanes.

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