Monday, July 22, 2024


Boston, Massachusetts
Ryan Parmeter
Height & Weight:
265 Ib

Titles Won:

  • NXT Tag Team Championship – with Viktor
  • DSW Heavyweight Championship (2 times)

After spending four years wrestling on the independent circuit as Ryan O’Reilly, Parmeter signed a WWE contract in 2005, and was assigned to Deep South Wrestling (DSW), a developmental territory, where he wrestled as Roughhouse O’Reilly.

He won the DSW Heavyweight Championship twice, before briefly appearing in Florida Championship Wrestling (FCW). He also appeared in several dark matches prior to Raw and SmackDown, and at several ECW house shows. In October 2007, both Parmeter and his girlfriend, Krissy Vaine, requested to be released from their WWE contracts for personal reasons.

Following his release, Parmeter took time off from wrestling, before debuting for NWA Charlotte in February 2009. In July 2010, he was re-signed by WWE, and returned to FCW where he began wrestling as Conor O’Brian. He was part of the fourth season of NXT, and earned fourth place on the show’s fifth season, NXT Redemption.

He is mostly known for his tag team The Ascension with partner Viktor. Together, they became the NXT Tag Team Champions. They were both released in late-2019.

Notable Feuds

vs. Norman Smiley

w/ Viktor vs. The Usos

vs. Big E Langston

Other Notable Achievements

ARW Tag Team Championship – with Vik

CCW Heavyweight Championship

CCW Tag Team Championship – with Sean Allen

FSCW Heavyweight Championship

FSCW Tag Team Championship – with Jeff “J-Dawg” Brooks

GCW Heavyweight Championship

KPW Heavyweight Championship (2 times)

MPW Television Championship

NWA Sunray Heavyweight Championship

PPW Platinumweight Championship