After a brief hiatus, JB & Matt make their big return for Episode 101 with their recap of an amazing weekend of wrestling between NXT Takeover Toronto on Saturday and the Survivor Series on Sunday. Tune in to hear their reaction to both shows and tune in this Friday for a catch-up on the headlines over the past three weeks along with the Survivor Series fallout from Raw & Smackdown.
It's pretty surreal, but JB & Matt have already hit 100 episodes of Lost In The Midcard. On this milestone episode they talk at length of the court happenings regarding Billy Corgan v. Dixie Carter. They also cover several headlines including information on WrestleMania 33, Jericho's next book, and much more. Finally they cover NXT, Raw, and Smackdown Live before they throw down their predictions for this weekend's Hell In A Cell pay per view.
EllsworthMania has been running wild all over Smackdown Live brother! JB & Matt talk about the rise of Ellsworth and how the WWE World Championship match went down this week on Smackodwn. They also talk about the surreal and emotional return of Goldberg on Monday Night Raw, as well as ROH and NXT this week. Headlines include an update on the TNA lawsuits, and the addition of one more, update on Paige's surgery, and much much more!
As JB & Matt push towards episode 100, this week has a LOT going on. They talk about their initial thoughts on WWE 2K17 which released this week, the Paige suspension saga, Billy Corgan suing TNA, their No Mercy review, and this week's television. Other headlines this week include Alberto Del Rio on The Taz Show, BOLA on DVD and Blu Ray, when Lesnar will return to Raw, and much more!
Some new revelations regarding the sale of TNA have surfaced as JB & Matt breakdown the rumors and what it means to all parties involved. Smackdown has a PPV Sunday as well with No Mercy and they make their predictions for what is going to happen, headlined by the triple threat for the WWE Championship between Dean Ambrose, John Cena, and champion AJ Styles. They also cover this week's television, TNA's Bound For Glory, and ROH's All Star Extravaganza plus a lot of headlines.
The TNA for sale saga is ramping up as JB & Matt breakdown what they know so far and what could be happening if Dixie sells to Vince McMahon or Billy Corgan. They also review the first Raw after Clash of Champions and Smackdown Live for the week, and cover headlines including updates on Elias Samson, DeVon Dudley, Finn Balor, and the cruiserweights. Also they breakdown the latest news that has been released for WWE 2K17.
JB & Matt take an extensive look into last night's WWE Clash of Champions pay per view. A show that had some great wrestling, but was riddled with bad booking. They breakdown every match on the card and also look ahead at what is next for all of the titles and major wrestlers. This month's 5 Count will cover the five best things to happen since the brand split, and JB unveils his new Ultimate Power Rankings that cover WWE, TNA, and ROH.
JB & Matt bring you their preview of the first Raw branded PPV of the new brand split era with Clash of Champions including their thoughts on Raw and predictions for the PPV. They also cover the past couple weeks of NXT, along with the finals of the CWC and Smackdown. Lots of headlines this week as well including Cody Rhodes' debut in TNA, WWE 2K17 news, updates on Paige and Luke Harper, and much much more!
After a short hiatus, JB & Matt are back with their review of the first Smackdown-only pay per view of the new brand split with WWE Backlash, along with their reactions to the Raw and Smackdown following. They also breakdown the amazing Delete or Decay between the Hardy's and Decay on Impact Wrestling this past week. They cover NXT and last week's CWC to get you ready for tonight's finale, as well as a lot of headlines from the past couple of weeks.
This week JB & Matt cover the big championship win for Kevin Owens, along with all television this week, including a very emotional night in the Crusierweight Classic. They also break down ROH's Death Before Dishonor and we're they're going to go from here. This week's headlines include an update on Finn Balor, Ryback, The Dudley's, Alberto Del Rio, and much more. They also pay tribute to the late great Mr. Fuji who passed away this week.
A supersized edition of Lost In The Midcard comes at you today with a very special roundtable with Trevor Osz and Charles Shane joining Matt & JB to talk about WWE 2K17 and what has been announced so far. They go in-depth with what worked well and didn't work well on 2K16 and talk about what 2K17 needs to do to be successful. After this special segment, JB & Matt return to their regularly scheduled LITMC talking this week's television and headlines that include Finn Balor's injury, an update and the Dudleys, and much more!
JB & Matt break down a wild weekend in professional wrestling with NXT Takeover Brooklyn II and SummerSlam. They provide their thoughts one what was an awesome show on Saturday and a decent show on Sunday. JB gives his Ultimate Power Rankings and also provides the 5 Count for this month with the greatest minds ever in professional wrestling. They also cover some headlines including Joey Styles, Bobby Roode, The Rock, Sasha Banks, and more, then look to the future for what's next for NXT and the WWE.
A big wrestling weekend is previewed on this show as JB & Matt make their predictions for Ring Of Honor's Death Before Dishonor on Friday, NXT Takeover Brooklyn II on Saturday, and WWE SummerSlam on Sunday. There are a ton of headlines to talk about as well including a few Wellness Policy violations, a new day-to-day boss of TNA, the Taz Show after SummerSlam and much more. They also talk about this week's television that sets up the PPV's for this weekend.
A shorter episode this week as basically this is a calm before a huge storm next week with three pay per view quality shows to preview. This week JB & Matt talk headlines including the firing of Joey Styles, Ryback and Cody Rhodes updates, Conor McGregor talking trash to the WWE wrestlers, among others. They also cover this week's television where Smackdown took another win in the Brand Split Wars, and also talk about a match of the year candidate from the Cruiserweight Classic between Cedric Alexander and Kota Ibushi.
Lots of good pro wrestling this weekend between Raw, Smackdown, NXT, and the Cruiserweight Classic. JB & Matt breakdown those television shows this week as we head towards SummerSlam in just a couple of weeks. They also talk headlines this week including a release of a former Tough Enough competitor, good news on Lucha Underground for LITMC listeners, your weekly Cody Rhodes update, and much more!
The "New Era" has begun! JB & Matt will breakdown the first Raw and Smackdown after the WWE Draft and let you know how each show fared creatively. They also cover a Facebook Live Q&A sessions with Cathy Kelley and Joey Styles where Joey would speak his mind on a lot of subjects, so much so, the WWE pulled the link, but they got to watch and will break it down as it was really good. In addition to all of the television this week, they also cover headlines such as Brock Lesnar's suspension decision for the WWE, Matt Hardy's Tweets, the ROH Death Before Dishonor card, and much more!
JB & Matt bring their instant thoughts on what was a good WWE Battleground pay per view last night, that included a match of the year candidate in Kevin Owens v. Sami Zayn and a great triple threat match between former Shield members for the WWE Championship. They cover a few headlines between the last show and this, along with this month's 5 Count ranking the top targets for Vince McMahon and Triple H to sign in 2016, and JB's Ultimate Power Rankings covering ROH, TNA, WWE, and NXT.
Lots to talk about for JB & Matt this week as they breakdown all 59 picks of the WWE Draft that just occurred this past Tuesday. They also talk about the failed drug tests of Brock Lesnar and what it means for the future. Other headlines this week include Heyman & Ospreay, the weekly Cody Rhodes update, a change in WWE announce teams, returning WWE superstars, match ups for BOLA and much more. They also cover this week in pro wrestling's television from Raw to CWC and finally set the stage with their predictions for Battleground.
Coming off the most interesting Final Deletion, JB & Matt take a look at the fallout of the events from last week on Impact Wrestling. They also go Lost In The Octagon as they talk about how UFC 200 went down including the return of Brock Lesnar. Matt was in Baltimore for the Women Of Honor and Ring Of Honor shows and will give his thoughts from being there live. Some headlines this week include updates on Moose, the sale of UFC, Rock hacking Taz, and more. They also cover Impact Wrestling, WWE, NXT, and the first episode of the CWC, with the % Chance of NXT stars getting drafted. Finally, the end the show with a spoiler alert on the NXT Takeover card for SummerSlam weekend.
In over 80 episodes of Lost In The Midcard, this is probably the most unique one yet as JB & Matt record the show a day early and at the same time as Impact Wrestling (the timing of it came out perfect). Why record live during Impact Wrestling? Because this was the Final Deletion, the Armageddon between Matt and Jeff Hardy, and they give their live reactions to one of the most unique matches in pro wrestling history. They also cover headlines including the impressive field for the Battle of Los Angeles, and updates from Hideo Itami, Cody Rhodes, and Randy Orton and talk about the Independence Day edition of Monday Night Raw.