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Josh Mathews



Photo credit: World Wrestling Entertainment, Inc.

Photo credit: World Wrestling Entertainment, Inc.

Real name: Josh Lomberger
Height: 5’9″
Weight: 143 lbs.
Date of birth: November 25, 1980
From: Sea Isle City, NJ
Pro debut: 2001
Trained by: WWE
Finishing move: Frog Splash

Biography

- In 2001, Lomberger finished as runner-up in WWF’s first Tough Enough competition
- In late 2001-early 2002, Mathews competed in Jimmy Hart’s XWF promotion
- In late 2002, he was hired by WWE as a backstage interviewer, debuting in December
- By 2004, he was also hosting several WWE television and internet shows, including Byte This and Afterburn
- On November 4, 2004, Mathews & Booker T defeated JBL & Orlando Jordan
- On November 11, 2004, Mathews defeated Orlando Jordan
- In the summer of 2006, Mathews made his first appearance at the announcers desk, filling in for Todd Grisham on Raw
- On April 7, 2009, Mathews became the lead play-by-play announcer on ECW. By December, he would be announcing on Superstars, NXT and Smackdown
- Mathews remains an announcer on Smackdown and backstage interviewer on Raw

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