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Top Rope Nation - Pro Wrestling Podcast

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Top Rope Nation - Pro Wrestling Podcast

Top Rope Nation - Pro Wrestling Podcast

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Hosted by Ryan Droste (ComicBook.com, CBS), Kyle Ross, and Justin Joynt, Top Rope Nation is a pro wrestling podcast focusing on the latest in WWE and AEW, while also deep-diving into historical topics from the past. The show brings a fan's perspective while also engaging in high level analysis, insider news, and interviews with past and current wrestlers.

Latest Episodes

Shawn Michaels vs. Hulk Hogan at SummerSlam 2005 - A Retrospective

EWith the 15 year anniversary of this famous match approaching, today we're looking back at Hulk Hogan vs. Shawn Michaels from WWE SummerSlam 2005 in Washington, D.C.This match was the only time that Michaels and Hogan faced off in a singles match in their respective careers. The bout is filled with controversy, both behind the scenes and in front of the television cameras. We dive into it all! This is the definitive story of Michaels vs. Hogan at SummerSlam 2005.Have a question for the show? Send your questions to TopRopeNation@gmail.com and if we read it on the air, we'll send you a free gift in the mail!Follow us on Twitter and Instagram @TopRopeNation and support the show on Patreon at www.patreon.com/topropenation for exclusive bonus content and access to all our shows early, before they're released to the general public.Big thanks to our sponsors Manscaped. Check out the full line at Manscaped.com and use promo code TOPROPENATION for 20% off and free shipping!Love football? Check out NFLSundayTicket.tv and use promo code "BLUEWIRE" for 15% off this season.Also, a shoutout to our new partners at Deal Dash! Use code TOPROPE for an extra 100 free bids when you sign up! More info at https://dealdash.fm/TOPROPE

61 MIN1 d ago
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Shawn Michaels vs. Hulk Hogan at SummerSlam 2005 - A Retrospective

WWE Tries A New Direction, The Real Legacy of SummerSlam 92

EKyle is back and he and Ryan catch you up on this week in wrestling. WWE Raw Underground, WWE's new "Retribution" stable, and Marty Jannetty confesses to a murder?!Plus, an interesting talk about WWE's SummerSlam 1992 and how it changed the way the business draws to this very day.We close things out with a couple of thought provoking mailbag questions. One asks about bias when it comes AEW vs. NXT, and the other question asks us to take a stance on WWE's use of authority figures over the years.Have a question for the show? Send your questions to TopRopeNation@gmail.com and if we read it on the air, we'll send you a free gift in the mail!Follow us on Twitter and Instagram @TopRopeNation and support the show on Patreon at www.patreon.com/topropenation for exclusive bonus content and access to all our shows early, before they're released to the general public.Big thanks to our sponsors Manscaped. Check out the full line at Manscaped.com and use promo code TOPROPENATION for 20% off and free shipping!Also, a shoutout to our new partners at Deal Dash! Use code TOPROPE for an extra 100 free bids when you sign up! More info at https://dealdash.fm/TOPROPE

65 MIN5 d ago
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WWE Tries A New Direction, The Real Legacy of SummerSlam 92

WWE Stars Moving To AEW: The Good and the Bad

We've got another collabo-pod for you this week as Ryan joins Garrett Gonzales of The Fight Game Podcast.Ryan and Garrett discuss AEW's successes (and misses) when it comes to using former WWE stars as part of their company. What has made a good crossover, and who should have AEW maybe looked the other way on? We also talk about Cody Rhodes bringing in independent stars for his TNT Championship "Open Challenge" and whether that's been a success or not. Plus, Garrett interviews Ryan about his experiences in covering wrestling over the last 20 years. A really fun trip down memory lane.Have a question for the show? The mailbag segment will make its return soon. Send your questions to TopRopeNation@gmail.com and if we read it on the air, we'll send you a free gift in the mail!Follow us on Twitter and Instagram @TopRopeNation and support the show on Patreon at www.patreon.com/topropenation for exclusive bonus content and access to all our shows early, before they're released to the general public.Big thanks to our sponsors Manscaped. Check out the full line at Manscaped.com and use promo code TOPROPENATION for 20% off and free shipping!Also, a shoutout to our new partners at Deal Dash! Use code TOPROPE for an extra 100 free bids when you sign up! More info at https://dealdash.fm/TOPROPE

56 MIN1 w ago
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WWE Stars Moving To AEW: The Good and the Bad

The Mega Podders Unite To Talk Wednesday Night Wrestling

EWe've got a collabo-pod for you this week as we united with BJ Cruz and Jeremy Los from the Two Jabronis With A Wrestling Podcast show to talk this week's Wednesday Night Wars!We break down AEW Dynamite and NXT, including Matt Cardona's big AEW debut, why this show didn't deliver as we were expecting, a surprising result on NXT, and more. Plus, we talk Adam Cole's storyline with Pat McAfee and Kairi Sane's exit from WWE.Have a question for the show? The mailbag segment will make its return soon. Send your questions to TopRopeNation@gmail.com and if we read it on the air, we'll send you a free gift in the mail!Follow us on Twitter and Instagram @TopRopeNation and support the show on Patreon at www.patreon.com/topropenation. If you sign up for our Patreon page by the end of July, we will send you a free t-shirt in the mail!Big thanks to our sponsors Manscaped. Check out the full line at Manscaped.com and use promo code TOPROPENATION for 20% off and free shipping!Also, a shoutout to our new partners at Deal Dash! Use code TOPROPE for an extra 100 free bids when you sign up! More info at https://dealdash.fm/TOPROPE

54 MIN1 w ago
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The Mega Podders Unite To Talk Wednesday Night Wrestling

WWE's Worst PPV Events, The Live Crowd Effect

ELast week's WWE Extreme Rules PPV show got us thinking - what are the worst WWE PPV events in history? So decided to hit record and talk about it.Then, we talk about the return of live wrestling crowds in North America (whenever that may be). Will that helps the current downward trajectory of WWE's product? We have a lively discussion on this as well.Have a question for the show? The mailbag segment will be back on Thursday. Send your questions to TopRopeNation@gmail.com and if we read it on the air, we'll send you a free gift in the mail!Follow us on Twitter and Instagram @TopRopeNation and support the show on Patreon at www.patreon.com/topropenation. If you sign up for our Patreon page by the end of July, we will send you a free t-shirt in the mail!Big thanks to our sponsors Manscaped. Check out the full line at Manscaped.com and use promo code TOPROPENATION for 20% off and free shipping!Also, a shoutout to our new partners at Deal Dash! Use code TOPROPE for an extra 100 free bids when you sign up! More info at https://dealdash.fm/TOPROPEAs always, a huge thank you to our sponsor Bet Online! Use the code BLUEWIRE at BetOnline.ag to earn a bonus on your first deposit.

38 MIN2 w ago
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WWE's Worst PPV Events, The Live Crowd Effect

AEW Gives Us Strength, Slammiversary Tops WWE

EAEW Dynamite this week was one of the very best in the history of the promotion. We discuss the show and contract that with what we saw from WWE at Extreme Rules this past Sunday. Plus, a little talk about Impact Wrestling's Slammiversary PPV event.Plus, we've got a thought provoking mailbag question on our biggest wrestling regrets. Have a question for the show? Send it in to TopRopeNation@gmail.com and if we read it on the air, we'll send you a free gift in the mail!Follow us on Twitter and Instagram @TopRopeNation and support the show on Patreon at www.patreon.com/topropenation. If you sign up for our Patreon page by the end of July, we will send you a free t-shirt in the mail!A huge thank you to our sponsor Bet Online! Use the code BLUEWIRE at BetOnline.ag to earn a bonus on your first deposit.And finally, big thanks to our new sponsors Manscaped. Check out the full line at Manscaped.com and use promo code TOPROPENATION for 20% off and free shipping!

57 MIN2 w ago
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AEW Gives Us Strength, Slammiversary Tops WWE

Mailbag Show (Title Belts, NJPW, World Champs, Extreme Matches, more)

EToday's show is completely directed by you, the listener! We dip into the mailbag and answer your questions on a wide range of topics.They include: championship belts, the show's history, New Japan Pro Wrestling, Bruce Prichard, best wrestlers never to be world champion, and the best hardcore/extreme matches in WWE history.Have a question for the show? Send it in to TopRopeNation@gmail.com and if we read it on the air, we'll send you a free gift in the mail!Follow us on Twitter and Instagram @TopRopeNation and support the show on Patreon at www.patreon.com/topropenation. If you sign up for our Patreon page by the end of July, we will send you a free t-shirt in the mail!A huge thank you to our sponsor Bet Online! Use the code BLUEWIRE at BetOnline.ag to earn a bonus on your first deposit.

32 MIN3 w ago
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Mailbag Show (Title Belts, NJPW, World Champs, Extreme Matches, more)

AEW Fight For The Fallen Review, WWE Extreme Rules Picks

EAEW presented another PPV style edition of Dynamite this week with Fight For The Fallen. Ryan, Kyle, and Justin check-in with their full review of the show.Plus, we're talking WWE Extreme Rules and making our picks for this Sunday's PPV show.Finally, we've got a couple mailbag questions. Have a question for the show? Send it in to TopRopeNation@gmail.com and if we read it on the air, we'll send you a free gift in the mail!Follow us on Twitter and Instagram @TopRopeNation and support the show on Patreon at www.patreon.com/topropenation. If you sign up for our Patreon page by the end of July, we will send you a free t-shirt in the mail!A huge thank you to our sponsor Bet Online! Use the code BLUEWIRE at BetOnline.ag to earn a bonus on your first deposit.

52 MIN3 w ago
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AEW Fight For The Fallen Review, WWE Extreme Rules Picks

Pro Wrestling's Greatest Factions

EWe're dipping into the Top Rope Nation archives for our Monday show this week. With so many new listeners over the last year, there's a lot of content we have put out in the four year history of the podcast that many of you have never heard.Presented here is a debate we had way back on Episode 88 (March 14, 2019) where Ryan, Kyle, and Justin debate the top ten pro wrestling factions/stables of all time. We're talking the Four Horsemen, nWo, Bullet Club, Shield, and a whole lot more. Check it out for maybe the first time, or if you're a long time listener, give it another listen.We'll be back with a brand new show on Thursday morning and it will once again include a mailbag segment. Have a question for the show? Email us and if we read it on the air, we'll send you a free Top Rope Nation sticker in the mail! TopRopeNation@gmail.comFollow us on Twitter and Instagram @TopRopeNation and support the show on Patreon at www.patreon.com/topropenation. If you sign up for our Patreon page by the end of July, we will send you a free t-shirt in the mail!A huge thank you to our sponsor Bet Online! Use the code BLUEWIRE at BetOnline.ag to earn a bonus on your first deposit.

52 MINJUL 13
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Pro Wrestling's Greatest Factions

Keith Lee's Big Night For NXT, AEW Fyter Fest Delivers Again

ENight two of AEW Fyter Fest and NXT Great American Bash is in the books! Ryan, Justin, and Kyle check-in to review another exciting Wednesday night of pro wrestling. Who won the night? What was the match of the night? We break it all down for you.We had an eight-man tag that is already the talk of the wrestling world, Keith Lee now possessing both of NXT's top men's singles championships, and a whole lot more.Plus, the mailbag segment! Have a question for the show? Email us and if we read it on the air, we'll send you a free Top Rope Nation sticker in the mail! TopRopeNation@gmail.comFollow us on Twitter and Instagram @TopRopeNation and support the show on Patreon at www.patreon.com/topropenation. If you sign up for our Patreon page by the end of July, we will send you a free t-shirt in the mail!A huge thank you to our sponsor Bet Online! Use the code BLUEWIRE at BetOnline.ag to earn a bonus on your first deposit.

58 MINJUL 9
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Keith Lee's Big Night For NXT, AEW Fyter Fest Delivers Again

Latest Episodes

Shawn Michaels vs. Hulk Hogan at SummerSlam 2005 - A Retrospective

EWith the 15 year anniversary of this famous match approaching, today we're looking back at Hulk Hogan vs. Shawn Michaels from WWE SummerSlam 2005 in Washington, D.C.This match was the only time that Michaels and Hogan faced off in a singles match in their respective careers. The bout is filled with controversy, both behind the scenes and in front of the television cameras. We dive into it all! This is the definitive story of Michaels vs. Hogan at SummerSlam 2005.Have a question for the show? Send your questions to TopRopeNation@gmail.com and if we read it on the air, we'll send you a free gift in the mail!Follow us on Twitter and Instagram @TopRopeNation and support the show on Patreon at www.patreon.com/topropenation for exclusive bonus content and access to all our shows early, before they're released to the general public.Big thanks to our sponsors Manscaped. Check out the full line at Manscaped.com and use promo code TOPROPENATION for 20% off and free shipping!Love football? Check out NFLSundayTicket.tv and use promo code "BLUEWIRE" for 15% off this season.Also, a shoutout to our new partners at Deal Dash! Use code TOPROPE for an extra 100 free bids when you sign up! More info at https://dealdash.fm/TOPROPE

61 MIN1 d ago
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Shawn Michaels vs. Hulk Hogan at SummerSlam 2005 - A Retrospective

WWE Tries A New Direction, The Real Legacy of SummerSlam 92

EKyle is back and he and Ryan catch you up on this week in wrestling. WWE Raw Underground, WWE's new "Retribution" stable, and Marty Jannetty confesses to a murder?!Plus, an interesting talk about WWE's SummerSlam 1992 and how it changed the way the business draws to this very day.We close things out with a couple of thought provoking mailbag questions. One asks about bias when it comes AEW vs. NXT, and the other question asks us to take a stance on WWE's use of authority figures over the years.Have a question for the show? Send your questions to TopRopeNation@gmail.com and if we read it on the air, we'll send you a free gift in the mail!Follow us on Twitter and Instagram @TopRopeNation and support the show on Patreon at www.patreon.com/topropenation for exclusive bonus content and access to all our shows early, before they're released to the general public.Big thanks to our sponsors Manscaped. Check out the full line at Manscaped.com and use promo code TOPROPENATION for 20% off and free shipping!Also, a shoutout to our new partners at Deal Dash! Use code TOPROPE for an extra 100 free bids when you sign up! More info at https://dealdash.fm/TOPROPE

65 MIN5 d ago
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WWE Tries A New Direction, The Real Legacy of SummerSlam 92

WWE Stars Moving To AEW: The Good and the Bad

We've got another collabo-pod for you this week as Ryan joins Garrett Gonzales of The Fight Game Podcast.Ryan and Garrett discuss AEW's successes (and misses) when it comes to using former WWE stars as part of their company. What has made a good crossover, and who should have AEW maybe looked the other way on? We also talk about Cody Rhodes bringing in independent stars for his TNT Championship "Open Challenge" and whether that's been a success or not. Plus, Garrett interviews Ryan about his experiences in covering wrestling over the last 20 years. A really fun trip down memory lane.Have a question for the show? The mailbag segment will make its return soon. Send your questions to TopRopeNation@gmail.com and if we read it on the air, we'll send you a free gift in the mail!Follow us on Twitter and Instagram @TopRopeNation and support the show on Patreon at www.patreon.com/topropenation for exclusive bonus content and access to all our shows early, before they're released to the general public.Big thanks to our sponsors Manscaped. Check out the full line at Manscaped.com and use promo code TOPROPENATION for 20% off and free shipping!Also, a shoutout to our new partners at Deal Dash! Use code TOPROPE for an extra 100 free bids when you sign up! More info at https://dealdash.fm/TOPROPE

56 MIN1 w ago
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WWE Stars Moving To AEW: The Good and the Bad

The Mega Podders Unite To Talk Wednesday Night Wrestling

EWe've got a collabo-pod for you this week as we united with BJ Cruz and Jeremy Los from the Two Jabronis With A Wrestling Podcast show to talk this week's Wednesday Night Wars!We break down AEW Dynamite and NXT, including Matt Cardona's big AEW debut, why this show didn't deliver as we were expecting, a surprising result on NXT, and more. Plus, we talk Adam Cole's storyline with Pat McAfee and Kairi Sane's exit from WWE.Have a question for the show? The mailbag segment will make its return soon. Send your questions to TopRopeNation@gmail.com and if we read it on the air, we'll send you a free gift in the mail!Follow us on Twitter and Instagram @TopRopeNation and support the show on Patreon at www.patreon.com/topropenation. If you sign up for our Patreon page by the end of July, we will send you a free t-shirt in the mail!Big thanks to our sponsors Manscaped. Check out the full line at Manscaped.com and use promo code TOPROPENATION for 20% off and free shipping!Also, a shoutout to our new partners at Deal Dash! Use code TOPROPE for an extra 100 free bids when you sign up! More info at https://dealdash.fm/TOPROPE

54 MIN1 w ago
Comments
The Mega Podders Unite To Talk Wednesday Night Wrestling

WWE's Worst PPV Events, The Live Crowd Effect

ELast week's WWE Extreme Rules PPV show got us thinking - what are the worst WWE PPV events in history? So decided to hit record and talk about it.Then, we talk about the return of live wrestling crowds in North America (whenever that may be). Will that helps the current downward trajectory of WWE's product? We have a lively discussion on this as well.Have a question for the show? The mailbag segment will be back on Thursday. Send your questions to TopRopeNation@gmail.com and if we read it on the air, we'll send you a free gift in the mail!Follow us on Twitter and Instagram @TopRopeNation and support the show on Patreon at www.patreon.com/topropenation. If you sign up for our Patreon page by the end of July, we will send you a free t-shirt in the mail!Big thanks to our sponsors Manscaped. Check out the full line at Manscaped.com and use promo code TOPROPENATION for 20% off and free shipping!Also, a shoutout to our new partners at Deal Dash! Use code TOPROPE for an extra 100 free bids when you sign up! More info at https://dealdash.fm/TOPROPEAs always, a huge thank you to our sponsor Bet Online! Use the code BLUEWIRE at BetOnline.ag to earn a bonus on your first deposit.

38 MIN2 w ago
Comments
WWE's Worst PPV Events, The Live Crowd Effect

AEW Gives Us Strength, Slammiversary Tops WWE

EAEW Dynamite this week was one of the very best in the history of the promotion. We discuss the show and contract that with what we saw from WWE at Extreme Rules this past Sunday. Plus, a little talk about Impact Wrestling's Slammiversary PPV event.Plus, we've got a thought provoking mailbag question on our biggest wrestling regrets. Have a question for the show? Send it in to TopRopeNation@gmail.com and if we read it on the air, we'll send you a free gift in the mail!Follow us on Twitter and Instagram @TopRopeNation and support the show on Patreon at www.patreon.com/topropenation. If you sign up for our Patreon page by the end of July, we will send you a free t-shirt in the mail!A huge thank you to our sponsor Bet Online! Use the code BLUEWIRE at BetOnline.ag to earn a bonus on your first deposit.And finally, big thanks to our new sponsors Manscaped. Check out the full line at Manscaped.com and use promo code TOPROPENATION for 20% off and free shipping!

57 MIN2 w ago
Comments
AEW Gives Us Strength, Slammiversary Tops WWE

Mailbag Show (Title Belts, NJPW, World Champs, Extreme Matches, more)

EToday's show is completely directed by you, the listener! We dip into the mailbag and answer your questions on a wide range of topics.They include: championship belts, the show's history, New Japan Pro Wrestling, Bruce Prichard, best wrestlers never to be world champion, and the best hardcore/extreme matches in WWE history.Have a question for the show? Send it in to TopRopeNation@gmail.com and if we read it on the air, we'll send you a free gift in the mail!Follow us on Twitter and Instagram @TopRopeNation and support the show on Patreon at www.patreon.com/topropenation. If you sign up for our Patreon page by the end of July, we will send you a free t-shirt in the mail!A huge thank you to our sponsor Bet Online! Use the code BLUEWIRE at BetOnline.ag to earn a bonus on your first deposit.

32 MIN3 w ago
Comments
Mailbag Show (Title Belts, NJPW, World Champs, Extreme Matches, more)

AEW Fight For The Fallen Review, WWE Extreme Rules Picks

EAEW presented another PPV style edition of Dynamite this week with Fight For The Fallen. Ryan, Kyle, and Justin check-in with their full review of the show.Plus, we're talking WWE Extreme Rules and making our picks for this Sunday's PPV show.Finally, we've got a couple mailbag questions. Have a question for the show? Send it in to TopRopeNation@gmail.com and if we read it on the air, we'll send you a free gift in the mail!Follow us on Twitter and Instagram @TopRopeNation and support the show on Patreon at www.patreon.com/topropenation. If you sign up for our Patreon page by the end of July, we will send you a free t-shirt in the mail!A huge thank you to our sponsor Bet Online! Use the code BLUEWIRE at BetOnline.ag to earn a bonus on your first deposit.

52 MIN3 w ago
Comments
AEW Fight For The Fallen Review, WWE Extreme Rules Picks

Pro Wrestling's Greatest Factions

EWe're dipping into the Top Rope Nation archives for our Monday show this week. With so many new listeners over the last year, there's a lot of content we have put out in the four year history of the podcast that many of you have never heard.Presented here is a debate we had way back on Episode 88 (March 14, 2019) where Ryan, Kyle, and Justin debate the top ten pro wrestling factions/stables of all time. We're talking the Four Horsemen, nWo, Bullet Club, Shield, and a whole lot more. Check it out for maybe the first time, or if you're a long time listener, give it another listen.We'll be back with a brand new show on Thursday morning and it will once again include a mailbag segment. Have a question for the show? Email us and if we read it on the air, we'll send you a free Top Rope Nation sticker in the mail! TopRopeNation@gmail.comFollow us on Twitter and Instagram @TopRopeNation and support the show on Patreon at www.patreon.com/topropenation. If you sign up for our Patreon page by the end of July, we will send you a free t-shirt in the mail!A huge thank you to our sponsor Bet Online! Use the code BLUEWIRE at BetOnline.ag to earn a bonus on your first deposit.

52 MINJUL 13
Comments
Pro Wrestling's Greatest Factions

Keith Lee's Big Night For NXT, AEW Fyter Fest Delivers Again

ENight two of AEW Fyter Fest and NXT Great American Bash is in the books! Ryan, Justin, and Kyle check-in to review another exciting Wednesday night of pro wrestling. Who won the night? What was the match of the night? We break it all down for you.We had an eight-man tag that is already the talk of the wrestling world, Keith Lee now possessing both of NXT's top men's singles championships, and a whole lot more.Plus, the mailbag segment! Have a question for the show? Email us and if we read it on the air, we'll send you a free Top Rope Nation sticker in the mail! TopRopeNation@gmail.comFollow us on Twitter and Instagram @TopRopeNation and support the show on Patreon at www.patreon.com/topropenation. If you sign up for our Patreon page by the end of July, we will send you a free t-shirt in the mail!A huge thank you to our sponsor Bet Online! Use the code BLUEWIRE at BetOnline.ag to earn a bonus on your first deposit.

58 MINJUL 9
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Keith Lee's Big Night For NXT, AEW Fyter Fest Delivers Again
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