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Top Rope Nation is the official podcast of TopRopePress.com. Featuring the best in pro wrestling news, opinion, and laughs, as well as the occasional interview.

August 17, 2017

Top Rope Nation (8/17/17): WWE SummerSlam, NXT TakeOver Previews

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Ryan and Justin are here this week to get you ready for a huge weekend in professional wrestling. We preview the full cards for both NXT TakeOver: Brooklyn III and WWE SummerSlam 2017. Plus, we talk a little nostalgia about some of our past favorite SummerSlam shows.

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As always, check out TopRopePress.com for all of your pro wrestling news and features. 

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August 3, 2017

Top Rope Nation (8/3/17): Wrestling Theme Music Matters

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This week we talk a great week in professional wrestling. 2/3 of RAW was stellar, we had the best SmackDown in quite some time, and we talk why wrestling theme music matters. Plus, Nakamura vs. Cena was a historic match. What will its impact be on SummerSlam? Will Nakamura win the belt? What happens to the Universal title moving forward? All of this and much more. 

Support Top Rope Nation on Patreon. Check out www.patreon.com/topropenation to become a supporter of the show (for as little as $1 per month) and see all the perks that come with that.

As always, check out TopRopePress.com for all of your pro wrestling news and features. 

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July 27, 2017

Top Rope Nation (7/27/17): WWE SummerSlam Speculation

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This week on the Top Rope Nation Pro Wrestling Podcast, we talk all of the latest speculation on WWE's direction heading into SummerSlam. Other topics covered include WWE Battleground thoughts, What's wrong with Shinsuke Nakamura on the main roster, WWF Canadian Stampede 1997 20th anniversary, and annoying interactions with wrestling fans at indy events. 

Support Top Rope Nation on Patreon. Check out www.patreon.com/topropenation to become a supporter of the show (for as little as $1 per month) and see all the perks that come with that.

As always, check out TopRopePress.com for all of your pro wrestling news and features. 

Subscribe to us on YouTube at: https://www.youtube.com/c/TopRopePress

July 6, 2017

Top Rope Nation (7/6/17): WWE Great Balls Of Fire Preview

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After a couple of week's off, Ryan, Justin, and Kyle return to preview this Sunday's WWE Great Balls of Fire PPV event. Who will win? Who should win? How will this show impact the matches we will see at SummerSlam? We break it all down. 

Plus, we are joined by Kerry Morris (the WWE Squared Circle Guy) to talk his experiences attending nearly every WWE PPV event in recent years, as well as who he thinks will be winning this Sunday at Great Balls of Fire. 

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As always, check out TopRopePress.com for all of your pro wrestling news and features. 

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June 15, 2017

Top Rope Nation (6/15/17): WWE Money In The Bank Preview, NJPW Dominion Thoughts

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WWE Money In The Bank 2017 is this Sunday and we are here to break it all down for you with full match previews and predictions. Joining Ryan, Kyle, and Justin this week is Joe Dorien, SmackDown Live analyst for TopRopePress.com, the perfect guy to give his takes on this Sunday's SmackDown-exclusive PPV show in St. Louis. 

In addition to previewing Money In The Bank, we give our thoughts on Okada/Omega from NJPW Dominion. The question is: do star ratings really matter anyway? 

WIN A FREE TOP ROPE NATION T-SHIRT! Leave us a review on iTunes, screenshot it and send it on Twitter to @TRNationPodcast (so we know who you are). We'll pick the best comment every couple weeks and award you a free shirt. It's easy!

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As always, check out TopRopePress.com for all of your pro wrestling news and features. 

Subscribe to us on YouTube at: https://www.youtube.com/c/TopRopePress

June 8, 2017

Top Rope Nation (6/8/17): What’s Wrong With Bayley?

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We're back this week talking Extreme Rules fallout and all of the latest in professional wrestling. Some of the biggest topics discussed this week: What's wrong with Bayley on the main roster, Samoe Joe vs. Brock Lesnar, whether or not there's a problem with Finn Balor's direction, and much more. 

WIN A FREE TOP ROPE NATION T-SHIRT! Leave us a review on iTunes, screenshot it and send it on Twitter to @TRNationPodcast (so we know who you are). We'll pick the best comment every couple weeks and award you a free shirt. It's easy!

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As always, check out TopRopePress.com for all of your pro wrestling news and features. 

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May 24, 2017

Top Rope Nation (5/24/17): Jinder Mahal Mania, Owen Hart Memories

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There's a lot on tap this week as Ryan, Kyle, and Justin break down the fallout from WWE Backlash, including your new WWE Champion Jinder Mahal. We talk about what went wrong with Shinsuke Nakamura's main roster debut, booking the MITB match in June, why The Drifter has impressed, and where RAW goes with the Fatal Five Way. There's also a fair amount of gushing about NXT TakeOver. Plus, with this week marking 18 years since his tragic passing, we spend the last segment of the show sharing some of our favorite Owen Hart memories. 

Support Top Rope Nation on Patreon. Become an official patron and gain access to all of our shows a day early (with video!). You will get to watch the podcast live as part of a Patreon-only webcast. Yes, that's right, not only do you get to listen, but you get to see us as we produce the show live. Check out www.patreon.com/topropenation to become a supporter of the show (for as little as $1 per month) and see all the perks that come with that.

As always, check out TopRopePress.com for all of your pro wrestling news and features. 

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May 18, 2017

Top Rope Nation (5/18/17): WWE Backlash Preview, NJPW BOSJ Talk

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With WWE Backlash on the horizon this Sunday, Ryan, Kyle, and Justin return to preview the show. We give our takes on the card, who should win, who will win, and much more. We also talk Randy Orton's social media controversy this week. Plus, TopRopePress.com's Abbey Arthur joins us in the second half of the show to talk NJPW and the first two days of the Best of the Super Juniors tournament. It's a very fun, loose show this week that we know you will enjoy. 

Support Top Rope Nation on Patreon. Become an official patron and gain access to all of our shows a day early (with video!). You will get to watch the podcast live as part of a Patreon-only webcast. Yes, that's right, not only do you get to listen, but you get to see us as we produce the show live. Check out www.patreon.com/topropenation to become a supporter of the show (for as little as $1 per month) and see all the perks that come with that.

As always, check out TopRopePress.com for all of your pro wrestling news and features. 

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May 11, 2017

Top Rope Nation (5/11/17): Oh Sh*t! Braun’s Injured

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Braun Strowman is injured and WWE's Universal Title plans have been thrown into chaos. Ryan, Justin, and Kyle of Top Rope Nation break down what WWE should do throughout June and July with Strowman missing time. We discuss who should face Brock Lesnar in the slot that had originally been reserved for Braun. Plus, we talk a possible return for Batista, what old school wrestling we are watching this week, and some stacked cards coming over the next week from ROH, NJPW, WWE, and EVOLVE. All of this and much more!

Support Top Rope Nation on Patreon. Become an official patron and gain access to all of our shows a day early (with video!). You will get to watch the podcast live as part of a Patreon-only webcast. Yes, that's right, not only do you get to listen, but you get to see us as we produce the show live. Check out www.patreon.com/topropenation to become a supporter of the show (for as little as $1 per month) and see all the perks that come with that.

As always, check out TopRopePress.com for all of your pro wrestling news and features. 

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May 4, 2017

Top Rope Nation (5/4/17): Is Kayfabe Dead (And Does It Matter)?

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We're back from our hiatus with a new episode this week talking WWE Payback and all the fallout on RAW and SmackDown this week. Also, we talk about the heat on Roman Reigns and other WWE stars for taking a non-kayfabe photo in Europe (and whether or not it actually matters), as well as where Chris Jericho ranks in the all-time list of top WWE stars. All of this and much, much more. 

Support Top Rope Nation on Patreon. Become an official patron and gain access to all of our shows a day early (with video!). You will get to watch the podcast live as part of a Patreon-only webcast. Yes, that's right, not only do you get to listen, but you get to see us as we produce the show live. Check out www.patreon.com/topropenation to become a supporter of the show (for as little as $1 per month) and see all the perks that come with that.

As always, check out TopRopePress.com for all of your pro wrestling news and features. 

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