197 episodes

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.

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    • 4.9 • 73 Ratings

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.

    WCW Clash of The Champions Retrospective

    WCW Clash of The Champions Retrospective

    The band is back together! Ryan, Kyle, and Justin are all on the line to talk WCW/NWA Clash of the Champions. With WWE Clash of Champions on the horizon this weekend, we thought this was a great opportunity to go back in time and talk about some of the best moments from the original Clash events.
    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!
    Thanks to our friends over at BetOnline.AG for sponsoring the show!
    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. 

    • 1 hr 4 min
    The Week In Wrestling: Matt Riddle, Ricochet, and More

    The Week In Wrestling: Matt Riddle, Ricochet, and More

    After taking Thursday off, Ryan and Kyle are back to talk about a wild week in wrestling. Is Ricochet actually on his way out of WWE? What's happening with Matt Riddle? Plus thoughts on SmackDown, Dynamite, and a lot more fun. 
    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!
    Thanks to our friends over at BetOnline.AG for sponsoring the show!
    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. 

    • 1 hr 4 min
    Classics: WWE This Tuesday In Texas

    Classics: WWE This Tuesday In Texas

    On this week's special edition of 'Top Rope Nation Classics,' we go back in time and look at WWE This Tuesday In Texas from 1991. We examine the full show, and also talk a lot about the context of the event itself and where WWE creative was at in 1991. This show is a sometimes overlooked gem that includes some of Randy Savage and Jake Roberts' best work. 
    'Top Rope Nation Classics' is a bonus podcast we do exclusively for our supporters on Patreon. Presented here on our main feed is a special preview of the show with clips from different points throughout the podcast. To hear the full show (1 hour and 30 minutes), as well as all past 'Top Rope Nation Classics' and 'Top Rope Nation Extra' shows (20+ exclusive shows), sign up for our Patreon page! You also get a free gift when you sign up and tons of other great benefits. It's the best way to support our show and help us grow. 
    Head on over to https://www.patreon.com/topropenation  to sign up and hear the rest of the show!
    Follow us on Twitter @TopRopeNation and shoot us an email at TopRopeNation@gmail.com for our weekly mailbag segment this Thursday. 

    • 10 min
    Rusev Arrives In AEW, More WWE Controversy

    Rusev Arrives In AEW, More WWE Controversy

    It was a big Wednesday night on AEW Dynamite as former WWE star Rusev, now known simply as Miro, arrived  in the company. We break down his arrival, how WWE dropped the ball with him, and more. Plus, we got more clarity on Kenny Omega and Adam Page's situation, as well as how the Young Bucks fit in. 
    We also discuss WWE's controversial situation with directing talent's use of third party social networks and discuss Finn Balor's NXT Championship victory over Adam Cole.
    We close the show with a couple of really good mailbag questions sent in by the listeners. 
    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!
    Thanks to our friends over at BetOnline.AG for sponsoring the show!
    Love football? Check out NFLSundayTicket.tv and use promo code BLUEWIRE for 15% off this season. 
    Thanks to our sponsors DoorDash. Download the DoorDash app from and use promo code BLUEWIRE for $5 off your first order of $15 or more and free delivery. 
    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. 

    • 43 min
    AEW All Out 2020 Review, Matt Hardy Controversy

    AEW All Out 2020 Review, Matt Hardy Controversy

    AEW All Out 2020 was a marathon night of wrestling - 5 hours from pre-show to the end of the main event. We're here to break it all down for you. What was good? What was bad? We've got the answers!
    Plus, we look at the controversy coming out of the Matt Hardy vs. Sammy Guevara match where Hardy suffered a legitimate concussion...and the bout continued. We react in real time as Tony Khan addressed the situation with the media as we were recording. 
    Special guests and Patrons of the show Tim Jensen and Ryan Huffman join Ryan and Kyle on the program. 
    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!
    Thanks to our friends over at BetOnline.AG for sponsoring the show!
    Love football? Check out NFLSundayTicket.tv and use promo code BLUEWIRE for 15% off this season. 
    Thanks to our sponsors DoorDash. Download the DoorDash app from and use promo code BLUEWIRE for $5 off your first order of $15 or more and free delivery. 
    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. 

    • 1 hr 23 min
    NXT Possibly Moving To Tuesdays, AEW All Out Final Build

    NXT Possibly Moving To Tuesdays, AEW All Out Final Build

    It's a show full of current events. We start by breaking down the final build to AEW All Out this Saturday night. Then, we discuss the rumor that WWE NXT could be headed for Tuesday nights permanently. We also look at the shocking news that Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson, his wife, and two daughters all contacted COVID-19.
    We close the show by bringing back the mailbag segment. Two questions this week centered on Iron Man Matches, as well as Steve Austin's ill-advised heel turn from 2001. 
    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!
    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. 
    Thanks to our sponsors DoorDash. Download the DoorDash app from and use promo code BLUEWIRE for $5 off your first order of $15 or more and free delivery. 
    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. 

    • 47 min

Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5
73 Ratings

73 Ratings

Saxplayer1401 ,

For all levels of fandom

I recently learned about this podcast from the 2 Jabronis with a wrestling podcast podcast. Couldn’t be happier that I found it. Helps me keep up with my wrestling news since I can’t always watch as much as I like.

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Quincy Pondexter ,

For everyone

I'm not a huge wrestling fan but this podcast is entertaining even when i don't know what they are talking about!

Jared Ledford ,

A great listen everytime!

Down to earth...sounds like we are having a discussion together. Loving the unique points of view. Subscribed and listening. Keep up the great work!
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