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* April 7th at the Erie Civic Center in Erie, Pennsylvania
- Kurt Angle vs. Jeff Jarrett with Mick Foley as the Special Enforcer.
- X-Division Champion Kazarian vs. Matt Hardy.
- TNA Tag Team Champions Beer Money, Inc. vs. Gunner & Murphy.
- Matt Morgan vs. Hernandez.
- TNA Knockouts Champion Madison Rayne will have an open challenge.
- Samoa Joe and Bully Ray are also scheduled to appear
* April 8th at the Agora Theater in Cleveland, Ohio, same lineup as above.
* April 9th at the Rostraver Ice Arena in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, same lineup as above.
* April 10th at the John Marshall Fieldhouse in Moundsville, West Virginia, same lineup as above.
* Wednesday April 13th the company starts a 22 show European Tour, starting in Belfast, Ireland at the Odyssey Arena with the Raw crew.
-- Earlier we posted videos of Rove McManus on The Tonight Show last night (link), here is a recap of the segment from Eric Sturrock:
On the 4/6 Tonight Show with Jay Leno, Leno had Rove McManus go to WrestleMania 27 for the show. Rove had the top TV show in Australia for awhile and his brother ran World Wrestling All-Stars in Australia. Rove is good friends with Jeff Jarrett & Jeremy Borash of TNA. Rove will launch a new show called "Rove L.A." soon but it will only air in Australia right now.
Rove said Jay wanted him to go to a real American event, which only happens here, and capture everything about the United States. Back in November two of Rove's co-stars on his old show were the two that interviewed Hillary Clinton when she said the rest of the world thinks of America from what they see on TV as wrestling and bikinis so Jay sent him to WWE's WrestleMania 27. Rove said it was amazing and he loved it and there were over 70,000 people at the show. Jay laughed. Rove said it was a whole weekend of fun with fans dressed up as wrestlers.
A graphic shows "Rove across America".
Rove is at WWE Axxess and said he is t here for a great American tradition, WrestleMania! We saw video clips of Heath Slater & Chavo Guerrero in a match from Axxess, two fans jumping into foam blocks in a ring and Sheamus lifting Rove off of the ground with only one arm. Rove said he is t here for a 4-day celebration all things wrestling. The camera panned to a banner showing Triple H, Edge, & Miz, and Rove said he felt overdressed.
Rove interviewed a fan dressed as Hulk Hogan. Rove said, "Please tell me you are here for WrestleMania". The fan quoted Hogan and called Rove " Mean Gene" and talked as if he were Hogan and said Hulkamania will be at WrestleMania this weekend. Rove asked what the fan does when he is not dressed as a 50 year- old wrestler. The fan said he is a prison guard, like the Big Bossman. Rove acted surprised and got excited and said, "Please tell me you dress like this for work!" The fan said, "No they'd throw me off the building." Rove said, "Oh come on!"
Rove interviewed a very tall fan dressed as The Godfather, who was holding a kid size championship belt. Rove asked, "What do you think it is about wrestling that says America?" The fan said, "America is over the top, and wrestling is over the top." Rove asked, "Really? I find that hard to believe from a 7 foot man with a furry hat." Fan said, "That's as over the top as it can get. WOOOO!" Rove acted scared.
Rove interviewed a British fan dressed in a sweater vest. Rove asked, "Are you here for a job interview?" The fan said he wanted to stand out. Rove said, "Dressed as a normal human being you will stand out like a sore thumb here at WrestleMania." Rove said, "Ladies & Gentleman I give you your next World champion, Shawn "The private student" Crabtree." He added, "You ought to get back to Hogwarts, so you get moving."
Rove walked down the entrance ramp to the Miz. Matt Striker was in the background standing in the ring. Video clips of Miz in the ring were shown. Miz said, "This is America. America is WWE, steaks, BBQ, having fun, fireworks, I mean look at Independence Day, What do you do?" Rove yelled, "You blow stuff up!" Miz said, "exactly." Rove asked, "How do you think I would go as a professional wrestler?" Miz said, "You would be terrible. You would be the worst WWE Superstar in the history of this company. You just do not have the physical build." Rove said he does not care. Miz said he does not have any personality. Rove said he does not care. Miz said he does not have the look. Rove said so what. Miz called Rove ugly. Rove said, "You're a idiot face head.."(Both of their voices are turned into Chimpmuck style as it fast forwarded through their argument.) Miz said, "Because I'm the Miz and I'm Awesome! See ya Bye."
Rove interviewed John Morrison at ringside at Axxess. They showed video clips of John Morrison in the ring. Rove said, "You wrestlers are so good at communicating to America through the way you speak, is their anything you can teach me?" Morrison said, "Absolutely, maybe you had a rival." Rove said, "Let's say the Miz." Morrison said, "The Miz alright. Nobody likes the Miz. Actions speak louder then words Miz and we're not talking about actions you do to yourself alone in the shower." Rove said, "Yeah I know what you mean, he's talking about you touching yourself in your grown up places." In the background, Chris Masters was signing autographs to fans. Morrison said, "Yeah that's right. You should find a girlfriend, to do that for you bro, you're old enough." Rove said, "Yeah, he's also questioning your sexuality, and that demeans you as a man."
Rove was shown walking up to meet John Cena. Rove said to the camera, "Ok Jay, I'm about to meet John Cena, the biggest thing in wrestling." Video clips played of Cena in the ring. Cena put his hat on Rove. Rove asked, "Could you think of a catchphrase for me?" Cena said, "Mine is ' never give up', and I'm very proud of it. Yours should be, ' I really don't have a chance to begin with so I'm just sitting this one out.' That would be good for you." Rove said, "Please, please stop punching me." Cena said, "That's another good one." Rove said, "Ouch Ouch, I'm bleeding."
Rove interviewed a family. Rove asked the little boy, "How do you think I would go as a wrestler." The kid looked Rove over and just stared at him. Rove said to the camera, "Jay I think I just got served."
Rove interviewed a fan. Rove asked the same question again. The fan, laughed and said, "Oh no no no no no." Rove said, "You did not even wait for the thinking music."
Rove standing backstage and said to the camera, "Jay maybe everybody's right. I don't have what it takes to be a WWE Superstrar, I give up". Rove turned around and to see Stone Cold Steve Austin. Stone Cold said, "You don't think you have what it takes to be a WWE superstar? Why are you so down on yourself!? This is America son. You can't be like some ostrich over here in Australia and put your head in the sand. Pick your head up son!" Rove jumped and said, "I will." Stone Cold yelled at him, "Are you tough enough!?" Rove said, "Oh God! Don't hit me".
Rove said, "Stone Cold was right, so it was my turn to get in the ring and talk some trash."
Rove walked down the ramp at Axxess dressed in a boxer's robe as Justin Roberts announced, "From Perth, Australia, weighting 146 lbs. 'The Killer Koala' Rove McManus." (Tony Chimel was standing in the ring, so Roberts's audio must of been added later). Rove got in the ring said to the fans "Australia is taking over." Fans booed and yelled. Rove said, "You heard me America, whatever I like I take." Fans chanted, "USA". Rove got on the turnbuckle and said, "I will take on anybody, I don't care who it is." Big Show's music played. Rove turned around and said "Wait." Big Show got into the ring in a suit. Video clips played of Big Show in action. Rove said, "The largest athlete in the world, and I have made him mad." Big Show stared down Rove and lifted him up off the ground with ease. Rove said "No." Rove wondered what Big Show was going to do to him. Slam him to the mat? Throw him out of the ring? Nope even worse, he was going to make me his b---h. Big Show put Rove down over his knee and spanked Rove as Chimel leaned in with a mic so we can hear. Rove yelled in pain.
Rove said, "What did WrestleMania teach me about Americans. I learned Americans are energetic and larger then life, plus if a 7 foot tall giant spanks you It will leave a bruise the shape of a hand print on your cheeks for a week." Rove got out of the ring looking ashamed and walked to the back.
We saw video from WrestleMania in a far away shot. Rove said, "I also learned, even if you're not the biggest and the baddest, when you're with thousands of like minded Americans, were all the same really." Rove was standing ringside during the Edge/Alberto match holding a sign that said "I FEEL AMERICAN." Rove yelled, "Yeah kill him! Kill Him! Rip him to pieces!"
Back at the Tonight Show, Rove was spinning the Cena Style championship belt as Jay told him good job. Rove woo'd.
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