Top Rope Nation - WWE & AEW Podcast

by Blue Wire
Top Rope Nation has been a leading pro wrestling podcast since 2016, focusing on WWE, AEW, NJPW, ROH, Classic Pro Wrestling and so much more. Longtime wrestling journalist and host Ryan Droste is joined by Kyle Ross and Justin Joynt each and every week to look at the wrestling industry from a fan's perspective while also engaging in high level analysis, insider news, and interviews with past and current wrestlers. The crew also specializes in deep-diving into historical topics from the past: WWF, WCW, ECW and more are all fair game.Whether it's AEW Dynamite or WWE Raw and WWE SmackDown...

AEW Hits and Misses, Rebooking 1998 WCW

Kyle is joined by Liam O'Rourke this week on the flagship show to discuss the February 1 edition of AEW Dynamite. Then, they begin a series looking at rebooking 1998 WCW. A really fun discussion!For bonus content from Top Rope Nation, as well as Patreon-exclusive reviews of classic wrestling shows, consider supporting us on Patreon. We have nearly 100 bonus podcasts available in the Patreon archive the minute you sign up. Read more about how to support us and gain …

Classics: WWF Royal Rumble 1994

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 to discuss WWF Royal Rumble 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.Head on over to https://www.patreon.com/topropenation to sign up to hear the entire podcast (which clocks in at …

WWE Royal Rumble Review: An All-Time Great Angle

Join us for a full review of the 2023 edition of the Royal Rumble! Each match is covered, as well as the all-time great show closing angle between Sami Zayn, Roman Reigns, and The Bloodline. Thanks to Jesse Velasquez of the Unplugged Wrestling Podcast for joining us on the show!For bonus content from Top Rope Nation, as well as Patreon-exclusive reviews of classic wrestling shows, consider supporting us on Patreon. We have nearly 100 bonus podcasts available in the Patreon …

WWE Royal Rumble Preview and Predictions

Ryan is joined by Zack Heydorn, Assistant Editor of Pro Wrestling Torch, to preview and predict this Saturday night's WWE Royal Rumble event. We talk Roman Reigns, Sami Zayn, The Bloodline, both the men's and women's Rumble matches, rumors on the Rock and Steve Austin, and so much more.For bonus content from Top Rope Nation, as well as Patreon-exclusive reviews of classic wrestling shows, consider supporting us on Patreon. We have nearly 100 bonus podcasts available in the Patreon archive …

Extra: That Horrendous WWE RAW's Top Moments List

Enjoy a free selection from this week's 'Top Rope Nation Extra' bonus show that released to our Patreon-exclusive feed yesterday.Kyle discusses WWE's recent (and putrid) 'RAW's Top Moments' list, RAW XXX, and has some thoughts on the men's Rumble match this year. This is the first 15 minutes of what is a 45 minute show.Head on over to https://www.patreon.com/topropenation to sign up to hear this full podcast, as well as close to 100 full length bonus shows in total that …

WWE Royal Rumble: The Best (and Worst) Winners

Ryan and Justin break down the past winners of the Royal Rumble and look at possible alternative scenarios (when necessary). They also discuss the "no brainer" victors. Plus, a discussion on the death of Jay Briscoe. For bonus content from Top Rope Nation, as well as Patreon-exclusive reviews of classic wrestling shows, consider supporting us on Patreon. We have nearly 100 bonus podcasts available in the Patreon archive the minute you sign up. Read more about how to support us …

Extra: 30 Years of WWE RAW, Recent Royal Rumble History

Enjoy a free selection from this week's 'Top Rope Nation Extra' bonus show that released to our Patreon-exclusive feed yesterday.Kyle and special guest Rick Skelton discuss the 30th anniversary of WWE RAW with a look back at the best moments of the previous three decades, as well as a discussion on the recent history of the Royal Rumble.Head on over to https://www.patreon.com/topropenation to sign up to hear this full podcast (over 100 minutes in length), as well as close to …

Vince McMahon Returns?! Plus, 2022 Awards & 2023 Predictions

Ryan and Justin return to talk about the breaking news that Vince McMahon is making a play for his WWE return. Plus, we discuss our picks for our 2022 pro wrestling awards and make some predictions for 2023!For bonus content from Top Rope Nation, as well as Patreon-exclusive reviews of classic wrestling shows, consider supporting us on Patreon. We have nearly 100 bonus podcasts available in the Patreon archive the minute you sign up. Read more about how to support …

Classics: WCW Starrcade 1997

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 to discuss WCW Starrcade 1997. 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. Of course, a sizable portion is spent discussing how Eric Bischoff and company completely blew it with …

Classics Freebie! WWF Royal Rumble 1992

As a Christmas present to all of our listeners this year, we are releasing, in full, our Patreon-exclusive bonus podcast from January 2022 looking back at the 1992 WWF Royal Rumble. Prior to today, this podcast has only been heard by our Patreon supporters. Now, hear one of these bonus podcasts in its entirety for yourself and see what you've been missing out on!If you liked this full episode and want to hear every single edition of the 'Classics' bonus …