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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.

February 9, 2017

Top Rope Nation (2/9/17): WWE Elimination Chamber Preview

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On this week's edition of Top Rope Nation, our three hosts are together for the very first time. Kyle Ross returns to the show for the first time since Justin joined us full-time in January. Ryan, Kyle, and Justin break down and preview this Sunday's WWE Elimination Chamber PPV, match by match, and also look toward WrestleMania 33 on the horizon.

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 or on demand as part of a Patreon-only webcast. Yes, that's right, not only do you get to listen, but you get to see our handsome faces. 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. 

February 2, 2017

Top Rope Nation (2/2/17): Seth Rollins Injury, WrestleMania, Lucha Underground

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We're back with you this week to talk about all the latest news in pro wrestling. Specific topics discussed by Ryan and Justin on this week's show include:

Seth Rollins injury and what the plan should be heading into WrestleMania 33. 

Finn Balor's return and where to take his character as he returns to television. 

John Cena's rumored WrestleMania match. 

Lucha Underground coming to Netflix.

Thoughts on WWE Network's original programming. 

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 or on demand 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. 

January 30, 2017

Top Rope Nation (1/29/17): WWE Royal Rumble 2017 Review

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We went live on YouTube immediately following WWE Royal Rumble 2017 to share our thoughts on the show and react to the direction WWE is headed as we embark on the course to WrestleMania. Joining Ryan and Justin on the show were Jack Snodgrass of TopRopePress.com and Derick Schroeppel of the Oversell Podcast

We break down all of the matches and critique (or praise) the long term direction of WWE. WrestleMania season is the most exciting time of the year to be a wrestling fan, and it's also the time of the year where we all have our opinions on how the shows should go down. We don't hold back here. 

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 or on demand as part of a Patreon-only webcast. Yes, that's right, not only do you get to listen, but you get to see our handsome faces. 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. 

January 26, 2017

Top Rope Nation (1/26/17): Royal Rumble, NXT TakeOver Previews

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On this week's edition of Top Rope Nation, Ryan and Justin are joined by Jack Snodgrass of TopRopePress.com to talk all of the news heading into this weekend's NXT TakeOver: San Antonio and Royal Rumble events.

Specific topics discussed on the show include:

Thoughts on Kenny Omega announcing he is not signing with WWE. 

More matches that are reportedly signed for WrestleMania 33. 

A full match by match preview (and predictions) for NXT TakeOver: San Antonio.

A full match by match preview (and predictions) for the WWE Royal Rumble. 

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 or on demand as part of a Patreon-only webcast. Yes, that's right, not only do you get to listen, but you get to see our handsome faces. 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. 

January 19, 2017

Top Rope Nation (1/19/17): Kurt Angle, UK Title, Royal Rumble Memories

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We're back at you this week, and once again Justin Joynt joins Ryan as our special guest co-host to talk about all the news this week in pro wrestling. Specific topics discussed on this week's show include:

Thoughts on the WWE U.K. Tournament. 

Should WWE have paid tribute to Jimmy Snuka?

Kurt Angle is going in the WWE Hall of Fame. What are our thoughts? Also, did you ever hear about the dark match Angle had with Owen Hart in 1999?

Thoughts on this week's WWE RAW and SmackDown Live.

Our favorite Royal Rumble memories and some rumors for this year's event. 

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 or on demand as part of a Patreon-only webcast. Yes, that's right, not only do you get to listen, but you get to see our handsome faces. 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. 

January 12, 2017

Top Rope Nation (1/12/17): WrestleMania Changes, Omega/WWE, 2017 Predictions

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Top Rope Nation this week features a special co-host as former Top Rope Press staff member Justin Joynt joins Ryan to talk about all the news this week in pro wrestling. Specific topics discussed on this week's show include:

How Ryan and Justin met, leading to a pro wrestling bromance. 

WrestleKingdom 11 Thoughts. Was Okada/Omega or Naito/Tanahashi better?

Final thoughts on the 2016 pro wrestling awards announced by Top Rope Press this week. 

Major changes have been made behind the scenes this week to the planned card for WrestleMania 33. We give our thoughts on where WWE looks to be headed and if there are any surprises in store. 

Predictions for 2017. 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 or on demand as part of a Patreon-only webcast. Yes, that's right, not only do you get to listen, but you get to see our handsome faces. 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.

December 31, 2016

Top Rope Nation (12/31/16): 2016 Year End Awards Discussion

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The final 2016 episode of the Top Rope Nation podcast is here. This week, Ryan and Kyle of TopRopePress.com discuss the year as a whole in professional wrestling. As TopRopePress.com prepares to announce their year end awards, we thought it was the perfect time to discuss all of the categories and nominees here on the show. We debate: Male and Female Wrestler of the Year, MVP of the Year, Match of the Year, Event of the Year, Tag Team of the Year, Feud of the Year, and more. Plus, some discussion on this week's excellent edition of WWE SmackDown Live. 

Support Top Rope Nation on Patreon. Become an official Patreon supporter and gain access to all of our shows a day early (with video!). You will get to watch the podcast live or on demand as part of a Patreon-only webcast. Yes, that's right, not only do you get to listen but you get to see our handsome faces. 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.

Credit for this week's music goes to Bruce Springsteen and The E-Street Band, "Auld Lang Syne," recorded December 31, 1980 at the Nassau Coliseum in Uniondale, New York. 

December 19, 2016

Top Rope Nation (12/18/16): WWE Roadblock Post Show, Review

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Ryan and Kyle of TopRopePress.com went live on YouTube Sunday night for a special live Top Rope Nation podcast and webcast. Join them as they dissect everything that went down at WWE Roadblock: End of the Line.

We break down all the matches on the card, give our star ratings, and dissect where the WWE RAW brand goes following this show. How good was the Sasha Banks/Charlotte match? Did Owens/Reigns succeed at following it up? What was going on with the crowd in Pittsburgh? These are some of the biggest topics covered.

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December 11, 2016

Top Rope Nation (12/11/16): WrestleMania Predictions, Kenny Omega, Cody Rhodes

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Top Rope Nation returns this week with a new show looking at all the latest news in pro wrestling, as well as where we think WWE is headed as we begin WrestleMania season. Specific topics covered on this week's show include:

  • Thoughts on John Cena on SNL.
  • What kind of impact (or non-impact) Cody Rhodes will have on the Bullet Club. 
  • Why Kenny Omega is one of the best things going in wrestling today.
  • We predict the card for WrestleMania 33 and how the storylines are going to start developing in the coming weeks.

If you like the show and support what we do, become an official supporter of the show by funding us on Patreon. As little as $1.00 per month will get you access to exclusive shows and exclusive live webcasts that are for Patreon supporters only. We discuss our plans for Patreon-only benefits on this week's show. Become a supporter at: www.patreon.com/topropenation

And as always, make sure to head on over to www.topropepress.com for all of your wrestling news, features, and television reviews.

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December 5, 2016

Top Rope Nation (12/4/16): WWE TLC 2016 Reaction, An Amazing Main Event

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This week's edition of Top Rope Nation was recorded live immediately following WWE TLC with Ryan and Kyle's instant reaction and opinion on the big show from Toronto. This is the audio only podcast version of the show. However, the show was also streamed live via YouTube. If you want to check out the webcast, you can watch it at this link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3X3qRBEOdYw

Don't forget to become an official Patreon supporter of the show, especially if you enjoyed the livecast and would like to see more of them. We plan expanding our use of the livecast in the future, with most of those shows being exclusive to Patreon supporters. You can gain access for as little as $1.00 per month by going to the following link and become an official supporter of the show: http://www.patreon.com/topropenation