312 episodes

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 • 80 Ratings

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.

    Exclusive Roman Reigns Update, AEW Double or Nothing Direction

    Exclusive Roman Reigns Update, AEW Double or Nothing Direction

    During our WWE WrestleMania Backlash review show earlier this week, we broke the news that Roman Reigns' new WWE deal didn't just include a clause about limited house show dates - he'll also be working a reduced television and premium live event schedule. We recap that news and have another exclusive update on when he started negotiating with WWE for a new deal.
    Then, we look at the direction for AEW Double or Nothing in just over two weeks, possible matches that could be added to the card, and try our hand at predicting the Owen Hart Foundation Cup tournament winners.
    Join our Facebook discussion group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/290971494637440/
    Sign up to support us on Patreon at www.patreon.com/topropenation - exclusive bonus content and access to all of our shows early and ad free, a free gift for signing up, access to our bonus monthly podcast 'Top Rope Nation Classics,' our weekly 'Top Rope Nation Extra' podcast, a quarterly Zoom hangout, and more! 
    Subscribe to our YouTube channel at www.youtube.com/topropenation and never miss one of our live shows.
    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
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    • 1 hr 18 min
    WWE WrestleMania Backlash Review, Roman Reigns News

    WWE WrestleMania Backlash Review, Roman Reigns News

    We're back to review Sunday night's WrestleMania Backlash show. We go through all of the results, talk storyline direction coming out of Backlash, and a lot more. Plus, an update on the status of Roman Reigns, including a bit of information that has not yet been reported regarding his schedule over the next several months (and years).
    Join our Facebook discussion group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/290971494637440/
    Sign up to support us on Patreon at www.patreon.com/topropenation - exclusive bonus content and access to all of our shows early and ad free, a free gift for signing up, access to our bonus monthly podcast 'Top Rope Nation Classics,' our weekly 'Top Rope Nation Extra' podcast, a quarterly Zoom hangout, and more! 
    Subscribe to our YouTube channel at www.youtube.com/topropenation and never miss one of our live shows.
    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!
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    • 1 hr 22 min
    WrestleMania Backlash Preview, Forbidden Door, Must-See Matches List

    WrestleMania Backlash Preview, Forbidden Door, Must-See Matches List

    There's a lot to discuss on the Top Rope Nation flagship this week. We preview this Sunday's WrestleMania Backlash show, discuss AEW and NJPW selling out the United Center for Forbidden Door, some thoughts on this week's Dynamite, and we close by discussing the "Must-See Matches" project.
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    Join our Facebook discussion group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/290971494637440/
    Sign up to support us on Patreon at www.patreon.com/topropenation - exclusive bonus content and access to all of our shows early and ad free, a free gift for signing up, access to our bonus monthly podcast 'Top Rope Nation Classics,' our weekly 'Top Rope Nation Extra' podcast, a quarterly Zoom hangout, and more! 
    Subscribe to our YouTube channel at www.youtube.com/topropenation and never miss one of our live shows.
    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
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    • 1 hr 15 min
    Classics: Spring Stampede 1994, WCW's Greatest PPV?

    Classics: Spring Stampede 1994, WCW's Greatest PPV?

    Here is your monthly free preview of the latest edition of 'Top Rope Nation Classics,' our monthly deep-dive retro show for our supporters on Patreon. This month, we go back in time and relive WCW Spring Stampede 1994. The full podcast includes deep dives on every match on the card, all the news in the wrestling world surrounding the event, and so much more. Flair vs. Steamboat. Sting vs. Rude. Arguably Cactus Jack's craziest tag team match. It's all here.
    Head on over to https://www.patreon.com/topropenation to sign up to hear the entire podcast (which clocks in at 2 hours and 20 minutes)! We'd be honored to have your support. 
    Patrons receive five full-length, bonus podcasts each month (1 'Classics' show, 4 'Extra' shows). There are over 75 exclusive bonus podcasts available for you to dive into the minute you sign up! Other benefits available to Patrons-only include: early ad-free releases of all of our podcasts, a quarterly Zoom hangout with our hosts, quarterly merchandise giveaways, a free gift for signing up, and much more! Check out the Patreon link to read about all of the benefits available at each of our three tiers. 
    Join our Facebook discussion group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/290971494637440/
    Follow us on Twitter @TopRopeNation and shoot us an email at TopRopeNation@gmail.com for an upcoming mailbag segment. 
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    • 18 min
    AEWxNJPW Forbidden Door Announced, Bad Faith Critics Get It Wrong

    AEWxNJPW Forbidden Door Announced, Bad Faith Critics Get It Wrong

    This week we discuss Tony Khan announcing the big AEW and NJPW supershow, Forbidden Door, which will take place June 26th in Chicago. We discuss some options as to how we would book the show, as well as a good discussion on expanding a wrestling company's business and why the bad faith critics on social media are wrong with their diagnosis.
    Plus, we look at hits and misses from this week's Dynamite and remember Rick Rude on the 23rd anniversary of his tragic passing.
    Join our Facebook discussion group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/290971494637440/
    Sign up to support us on Patreon at www.patreon.com/topropenation - exclusive bonus content and access to all of our shows early and ad free, a free gift for signing up, access to our bonus monthly podcast 'Top Rope Nation Classics,' our weekly 'Top Rope Nation Extra' podcast, a quarterly Zoom hangout, and more! 
    Subscribe to our YouTube channel at www.youtube.com/topropenation and never miss one of our live shows.
    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
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    • 1 hr 23 min
    Extra: AEW Fallout, Double or Nothing Booking Direction

    Extra: AEW Fallout, Double or Nothing Booking Direction

    Our flagship show will be back this Friday morning as usual with a full episode here on our main feed. Until then, enjoy a free teaser of this week's 'Top Rope Nation Extra' bonus show that released to our Patreon feed on Tuesday. Good friend of the pod Liam O'Rourke returns alongside Kyle Ross to look at the fallout from AEW Rampage and Battle of the Belts, as well as the future booking direction for the Double or Nothing PPV next month. The full podcast is just over 90 minutes in length, presented here is a couple of selections from the show.
    Like the show? Head on over to https://www.patreon.com/topropenation to sign up to hear the full podcast, as well as 75 full length bonus shows in total that are only available on Patreon.
    Patrons also receive access to our monthly bonus podcast 'Top Rope Nation Classics,' a two-plus hour deep dive on a classic wrestling event. Next week, we'll be releasing a new episode featuring Spring Stampede 1994.
    Other benefits available to Patrons-only include: early ad-free releases of all of our podcasts, a quarterly Zoom hangout with our hosts, merchandise giveaways, a free gift for signing up, and much more! Check out the Patreon link to read about all of the benefits available at each of our three tiers. 
    Join our Facebook discussion group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/290971494637440/
    Subscribe to our YouTube channel at www.youtube.com/topropenation and never miss one of our live shows.
    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
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    • 18 min

Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5
80 Ratings

80 Ratings

Bravevol ,

Great podcast, especially the retro wrestling episodes

Let me first say, I don’t watch much current wrestling. But I LOVE anything from the 80’s and 90’s. These guys do a great job recalling and discussing retro wrestling cards. I love the fantasy drafts as well as the “best of” specific PPV’s in the past. If you love pro wrestling, give it a listen!

Ninhead ,

A Triumph!

FINALLY… A wrestling podcast with a host that won’t defraud a WWE legend and charities alike. FIVE STARS.

spacesuit ,

Not for entertainment purposes only.

My new favorite pro wrestling podcast feed. Real analysis by knowledgeable fans served with a side of grizzled veteran hutzpah. This crew delivers the goods each and every show. If Top Rope Nation is not in your pod rotation, you’re doing yourself dirty. Cheers, gentlemen!

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