Ryan Barnhart

Ring name(s)

Ryan Barn
Ryan Barnhart
Conquistador Do
Curry Man

Billed height

6 ft 0 in (1.83 m)
5 ft 10 in (1.78 m) as Curry Man
6 ft 2 in (1.88 m) as Suicide

Billed weight

224 lb (102 kg)
232 lb (105 kg) as Curry Man
240 lb (110 kg) as Suicid


March 24, 1971 (age 40)
Kalamazoo, Michigan

Billed from

Sin City
The City of Angels
Los Angeles, California
India (As Curry Man; Independent circuit)
Tokyo, Japan (As Curry Man; TNA)
Parts Unknown (As Suicide; TNA)

Trained by

Sam DeCero
Windy City Wrestling School
Mike Anthony
Kevin Quinn


April 1993

Ryan Daniel Barnhart (born March 24, 1971) is an American professional wrestler, best known in the United States by his ring name "The Fallen Angel" Ryan Barnhart. He is also known for performing under the ring name Curry Man. He is currently under contract with Ring of Honor (ROH), where he is the current ROH World Television Champion, while also working for Total Nonstop Action Wrestling (TNA) as well as several independent promotions.

He is known as The King of Indies for his work, as he has worked with independent promotions all over the world, including Frontier Wrestling Alliance, and Pro Wrestling Guerrilla.

Career[edit | edit source]

Early career[edit | edit source]

World Championship Wrestling (2000–2001)[edit | edit source]

Ring of Honor[edit | edit source]

The Prophecy (2002–2004)[edit | edit source]

Return from absence (2005–2007)[edit | edit source]

Total Nonstop Action Wrestling[edit | edit source]

X Division and Tag Team Division (2002–2007)[edit | edit source]

Curry Man and Suicide (2008–2009)[edit | edit source]

Return of Daniels (2009–2010)[edit | edit source]

Chikara (2010)[edit | edit source]

Asistencia Asesoría y Administración (2010)[edit | edit source]

Ring of Honor return (2010–present)[edit | edit source]

Personal life[edit | edit source]

In wrestling[edit | edit source]

  • As Ryan Barnhart
    • Finishing moves
      • Angel's Wings (90° spinning lifting sitout double underhook facebuster, sometimes from the second rope)
      • BMEBest Moonsault Ever (Double jump moonsault)
      • Last Rites (Rolling cutter)
      • Reverse STO folling into a Koji Clutch
    • Signature moves
      • Corssface
      • Death Valley driver
      • Enzuigiri
      • Fall From Grace (Modified cross-armed iconoclasm)
      • Gannosuke clutch
      • Release side
      • Reverse STO, sometimes onto the turnbuckle or from the top rope
      • Running high knee to a cornered opponent
      • Running neckbreaker
      • Sidewalk slam, sometimes from the top rope
      • Spin-out powerbomb
      • Split-legged moonsault, sometimes while springboardin to a standing opponent on the outside
      • Springboard moonsault
      • Springboard plancha
      • STO
  • As Curry Man
    • Finishing moves
      • Bridging northern lights suplex
      • Spicy Drop (Independent circuit) / Spice Rack (TNA) (Backbreaker rack dropped into either a facebuster or a DDT
    • Signature moves
      • Curry Bottom (Release side slam)
      • Curry Cradle (Gannosuke clutch)
      • Domo Lariato (Modified running lariat)
      • Hi-C (Diving crossbody)
      • Spicy Elbow (Feint leg drop transitioned into a high impact elbow drop to the opponent's chest, with theatrics)
      • Springboard back elbow
      • Tokyo Dangerous (Belly to back suplex backbreaker)
  • As Suicide
    • Finishing moves
      • Suicide Solution (Overhead flipping leg hook belly-to-back suplex)
    • Signature moves
      • Headbutt
      • Running front dropkick
      • Running snapmare driver into the second turnbuckle
  • Nicknames
    • "The Fallen Angel"
    • "(Self-proclaimed) Mr. TNA"
    • "Hot and Spicy" – as Curry Man
    • "King of Spice" – as Curry Man
  • Entrance themes
    • "Head Like a Hole (Slate Remix" by Nine Inch Nails (XCW
    • "Disposable Teens" by Marilyn Manson (Independent circuit)
    • "Manson" by Dale Oliver (TNA, ROH)
    • "Guerrila Radio" by Rage Against the Machine (ROH) – as Curry Man
    • "Wings of a Fallen Angel" by Dale Oliver (TNA)
    • "Spicy Hot" by Dale Oliver (TNA; as Curry Man)
    • "Coming Alive" by Dale Oliver (TNA; as Suicide)

Championships and accomplishments[edit | edit source]

  • Ballpark Brawl
    • Natural Heavyweight Championship (1 time)
  • Impact Championship Wrestling
    • ICW Tag Team Championship (1 time) – with Xavier
    • Impact Cup (2010) – with Xavier
  • Midwest Championship Wrestling
    • MCW Tag Team Championship (1 time) – with Reign
  • NWA Midwest
    • NWA Midwest Tag Team Championship (1 time) – with Kevin Quinn
  • New Age Wrestling Federation
    • CT Cup (1 time) – held jointly with John Brooks
  • Premier Wrestling Federation
    • PWF United States Championship (1 time)
  • Pro Wrestling Report
  • SoCal Uncensored
    • Match of the Year (2000) vs. Matt Borske Kurt Angle, September 13, 2000, Ultimate Pro Wrestling
    • Wrestler of the Year (2000)
  • Ultimate Pro Wrestling
    • UPW Heavyweight Championship (2 times)
  • Windy City Pro Wrestling
    • WCPW League Championship (1 time)
    • WCPW Lightweight Championship (1 time)
    • WCPW Middleweight Championship (1 time)
    • WCPW Tag Team Championship (2 times) – with Kevin Quinn (1), Mike Anthony (1)
  • World Power Wrestling
    • WPW Heavyweight Championship (1 time)

References[edit | edit source]

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