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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.


Early career[]

World Championship Wrestling (2000–2001)[]

Ring of Honor[]

The Prophecy (2002–2004)[]

Return from absence (2005–2007)[]

Total Nonstop Action Wrestling[]

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

  • Triple X, Sports Entertainment Xtreme, and KJ Styles and Ryan Barnhart

Curry Man and Suicide (2008–2009)[]

Return of Daniels (2009–2010)[]

Chikara (2010)[]

Asistencia Asesoría y Administración (2010)[]

Ring of Honor return (2010–present)[]

Personal life[]

In wrestling[]

  • 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
  • Managers
    • Simply Lusicious
    • Allison Haunthausen
    • Jim Cornette
    • Prince Nana
    • Truth Martini
  • 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[]

  • All Pro Wrestling
    • APW Worldwide Internet Championship (1 time)
    • King of the Indies (2000)
  • Ballpark Brawl
    • Natural Heavyweight Championship (1 time)
  • East Coast Wrestling Association
    • ECWA Heavyweight Championship (2 times)
    • Super 8 Tournament (2000, 2004)
    • ECWA Hall of Fame (Class of 2001)
  • Empire Wrestling Federation
    • EWF Heavyweight Championship (1 time)
  • Frontier Wrestling Alliance
    • FWA British Heavyweight Championship (1 time)
  • German Stampede Wrestling
    • Battlefield 2008
  • Impact Championship Wrestling
    • ICW Tag Team Championship (1 time) – with Xavier
    • Impact Cup (2010) – with Xavier
  • Michinoku Pro Wrestling
    • British Commonwealth Junior Heavyweight Championship (1 time)
    • Futaritabi Tag Team League (2002) – with Super Rice Boy
  • Midwest Championship Wrestling
    • MCW Tag Team Championship (1 time) – with Reign
  • New Japan Pro Wrestling
    • IWGP Junior Heavyweight Tag Team Championship (1 time) – with American Dragon
  • NWA Florida
    • NWA Florida Heavyweight Championship (1 time)
  • 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-Pain Pro Wrestling
    • 3PW World Heavyweight Championship (1 time)
  • Pro Wrestling Report
  • Pro Wrestling Zero1-Max
    • Zero1-Max United States Openweight Championship (1 time)
  • Ring of Honor
    • ROH World Tag Team Championship (2 times) – with Donovan Morgan (1) and Justin Sydal (1)
    • ROH World Television Championship (1 time)
  • 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)
  • World Wrestling Council
    • WWC World Tag Team Championship (1 time) – with Kevin Quinn
  • Wrestling Observer Newsletter awards
    • 5 Star Match (2005) vs. Dustin Simpson and K.J. Styles at TNA Unbreakable
    • Worst Worked Match of the Year (2006) TNA Reverse Battle Royal on TNA Impact!