Top Rope Nation Wrestling Podcast

Three friends talking everything pro wrestling (current and nostalgia from the past). Laughs, beers, and a good time are sure to follow.

About The Hosts


The founder and host of Top Rope Nation, Ryan has been involved in the wrestling media for nearly 20 years. He previously has written for WrestleView, The Wrestling Observer, WhatCulture, Sports Illustrated, The Inquisitr, PopCulture, and is currently a WWE staff writer for Ryan also founded and operated the website from 2014 until 2018. 

Ryan is a lifelong wrestling fan whose earliest memories consist of watching Jake Roberts and the Hart Foundation in the mid 1980s. 



Kyle previously hosted a wildly popular podcast in the mid 2000s titled Sunday Night Submission. He was also a staff writer for, which is where Ryan and he originally met.

Kyle is a longtime fan of professional wrestling whose knowledge of the history of the sport will leave you blown away. 



When Ryan started in 2014, Justin was one of the site's first writers. Ryan and Justin's friendship goes back to the early 2000s when they both worked at a retail store in Iowa together.

Justin's humor and analytical takes on the world of professional wrestling leave listeners entertained week in and week out. 


Ryan, Kyle, and Justin in New Orleans prior to WrestleMania 34.

WrestleMania 34 Weekend in New Orleans, Just Prior to Heading to the Superdome



First Ever Livecast, June 29, 2018 in Iowa