Josh Mathews

American professional wrestler, professional wrestling announcer and commentator, and backstage interviewer

Josh Lomberger (born November 25, 1980) is an American presenter, announcer and former professional wrestler. As of 2014, he is signed to Total Nonstop Action Wrestling (TNA), after being let go from the WWE.

Josh Mathews
Mathews at a WWE event in November 2010
Born (1980-11-25) November 25, 1980 (age 39)
Sea Isle City, New Jersey
Professional wrestling career
Ring name(s)Josh Mathews
Billed height5 ft 9 in (1.75 m)
Billed fromSea Isle City, New Jersey
Trained byAl Snow
Jacqueline Moore
Retired2006 (from in-ring competition)

He is best known for his time with the WWE. During that time, he used the ring name Josh Mathews. He worked as a backstage announcer and commentator for them. Matthews competed on WWE Tough Enough in 2001. He came in 3rd. Matthews has been working for the WWE since 2003. He has been the commentator for Velocity, Heat, Superstars and ECW. He was the host of the WWE webcast Byte This! Matthews competed in the ring briefly in 2004 when he was the tag team partner for Booker T in a match. He won a match with Orlando Jordan.

On June 25, 2014, he was released from the WWE.[1]

In December 2014, TNA said that Mathews would replace Mike Tenay as lead announcer of Impact Wrestling when it starts on Destination America in January 2015.[2]


  1. "Josh Mathews released by WWE". Slam! Sports. Canadian Online Explorer. Retrieved 2014-7-29. Check date values in: |accessdate= (help)
  2. "Mike Tenay's New TNA Role Revealed in Press Release". WrestleView. Retrieved 2015-1-5. Check date values in: |accessdate= (help)

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