Conor O'Brian

American professional wrestler

Ryan Parmeter (born February 6, 1980) is an American professional wrestler. He currently works for the WWE under the ring name, Konnor. He is also known under his former ring name, Conor O'Brian. He is currently part of The Ascension along with Viktor where he is one-half of the NXT Tag Team champions.

Conor O'Brian
Konnor at the WrestleMania 31 Axxess on March 26, 2015
Born (1980-02-06) February 6, 1980 (age 40)
Grand Rapids, Michigan
Lives inSt. Petersburg, Florida
Professional wrestling career
Ring name(s)Conor O'Brian
Rough House O'Reilly
Ryan O'Reilly
Billed height6 ft 4 in (1.93 m)
Billed fromBoston, Massachusetts
Trained bySoulman Alex G
Norman Smiley
Bill DeMott
Tom Prichard
Steve Keirn
Jody Hamilton

He was formerly in the WWE from 2005 to 2008 but both Parmeter and his girlfriend who was also employed with the company asked for their released due to health problems.[1] He was re-signed by the WWE on July 14, 2010 and was sent to their FCW developmental territory.[2] He competed on the fourth season of NXT but was the second person eliminated.[3] He also competed on the fifth season of NXT titled NXT Redemption but was eliminated fourth.

Parmeter won the NXT Tag Team Championship with Viktor on September 12, 2013 when they defeated Adrian Neville and Corey Graves.[4]


  • Coastal Championship Wrestling
    • CCW Heavyweight Championship (one time)
    • CCW Tag Team Championship (one time) (with Sean Allen)
  • Deep South Wrestling
    • DSW Heavyweight Championship (two times)[1]
  • Four Star Championship Wrestling
    • FSCW Heavyweight Championship (one time)
    • FSCW Tag Team Championship (one time) (with Jeff "J-Dawg" Brooks)
  • Georgia Championship Wrestling
    • GCW Heavyweight Championship (one time)
  • Kings of Pro Wrestling
    • KPW Heavyweight Championship (two times)
  • Maximum Pro Wrestling
    • MPW Television Championship (one time)
  • NWA Sunray Pro Wrestling
    • NWA Sunray Heavyweight Championship (one time)


  1. 1.0 1.1 "Vaine and O'Reilly discuss their surprising WWE departure". Slam! Sports. Canadian Online Explorer. Retrieved 2013-12-15.
  2. "WWE rehires talent who quit the company". Wrestleview. Retrieved 2013-12-15.
  3. "Caldwell's WWE NXT Results 1/25: Complete "virtual time" coverage of NXT Season 4, Week 8 - Bryan and DiBiase put on a clinic, Rookie Challenges". Wrestleview. Retrieved 2013-12-15.
  4. 4.0 4.1 "On the rise: The Ascension crowned new NXT Tag Team Champions". WWE. Retrieved 2013-12-15.
  5. "Pro Wrestling Illustrated (PWI) 500 for 2013". The Internet Wrestling Database. Retrieved 2013-12-15.

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