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Vortex Effect Is Pleased To Announce That Network Site PW Main Event Is Officially Launched

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Today, Vortex Effect expands a little with the creation of The Vortex Effect Network, and the official launch of PW Main Event. This site was created in 2011 to cover many different topics. Primarily a wrestling and gaming site, Vortex Effect also had movie news and reviews, MMA, sports, some occasional music, and even political posts (Ron Paul!). Over time, we completely dropped the politics and music and ultimately shifted more towards being a gaming first site. As of today, we're also dropping wrestling from the things we cover here on Vortex Effect. Unlike politics and music though, we're doing so because we want to do MORE wrestling stuff. I know the audience we get. I see where you're coming from and what you're searching for to get here. I know what articles you're reading, and … [Read more...]

No More Wrestling Content on Vortex Effect

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We started this site in April 2011 and the very first post was a wrestling post. The site was intended to be largely a wrestling site with a focus also on gaming and movie reviews; very much a hybrid mashing of our different interests. Overtime, the site has shifted more and more towards video games and the wrestling took a back seat, mostly. The initial audience we had for wrestling stuff left, seemingly not caring about all the gaming stuff that was dominating (can't say I blame them). Likewise, not too many of our current readership cares about the wrestling content. So, while Vortex Effect remains a hybrid site of gaming and movies, and even sports occasionally, there will be no more wrestling content here (unless its about a video game). Why are sports allowed and wrestling has to … [Read more...]

TNA Impact Wrestling 2/27/14 Preview: Bobby Roode vs. MVP

The following preview of tonight's episode of Impact Wrestling is courtesy of ImpactWrestling.com: - The main event is set for Lockdown, as Magnus will defend the World Heavyweight Championship against Samoa Joe! This Thursday night, MVP will make the match official as Magnus and Joe will sign the contract for the much-anticipated World Title bout! The question is, will all hell break loose when champion and challenger come face-to-face in the ring? Don't miss it! - Speaking of MVP, the new TNA investor will be in action this Thursday against the "It Factor" Bobby Roode! Both MVP and Roode will captain teams in the upcoming Lethal Lockdown match - and Thursday's match will be a preview of the huge semi main-event at Lockdown! Plus, who will step up to join MVP and Roode on their Lethal … [Read more...]

Impact Wrestling 2/13/14 Preview: Bully Ray vs. Mr. Anderson

The following preview for tonight's episode of Impact Wrestling is courtesy of ImpactWrestling.com: - Can TNA President Dixie Carter and new investor MVP co-exist and work together? Their first meeting this past Thursday didn't go well for Carter, as MVP told her that changes were coming to IMPACT ! What does MVP have planned - and how will Dixie react? Tune in Thursday night to find out as MVP continues to assert his new power in TNA! Video: MVP and Dixie Carter have their first meeting - Thursday's broadcast will also feature a culmination of months of pure hatred as bitter enemies Bully Ray and Mr. Anderson battle in a Casket Match! How far will each superstar go to end the other's career? Bully Ray and Mr. Anderson will go to hell and back on Thursday - and one man will get the … [Read more...]

Wrestling Matters: Free Advice for TNA – Authority Figures

As we approach 2014, just a couple of months away, I can’t help but think about how stale wrestling is getting (or rather has been). This column in particular is geared towards TNA, as the title says, but in actuality these are changes I just would like to see in general. It’s focused on TNA only because at this point WWE is too large and too set in its ways to change their formula up without having to. TNA on the hand is constantly struggling to try and find an identity and a direction that works. The number one problem with TNA is that they simply try to do nothing but be like WWE. Professional wrestling, on a global level, does not have to be like WWE to be successful. If anything, I’d argue that TNA’s insistence on trying to be like WWE is the key thing that holds them back. I … [Read more...]

Impact Wrestling 10/24/13 Preview: Bully Ray vs AJ Styles Rematch

The following preview of tonight's Impact Wrestling, live from Salt Lake City, is courtesy of ImpactWrestling.com: - IMPACT will feature the aftermath of TNA's biggest event of the year: Bound For Glory! Tune in for all the latest news and updates from the night that changed the face of TNA Wrestling! Huge News: Dixie Carter orders the AJ vs. Bully rematch for Thursday on IMPACT Watch exclusive footage now - after Bound For Glory went off the air on Thursday night, TNA President Dixie Carter ordered that the World Heavyweight Title rematch between new titleholder AJ Styles and Bully Ray will take place LIVE this Thursday at 9/8c on SpikeTV from Salt Lake City! - Olympic Gold Medalist Kurt Angle will appear on IMPACT LIVE to discuss what happened at Bound For Glory! After … [Read more...]

Pulp Wrestling – The Intimidators

Hello everyone and welcome to the return edition of Pulp Wrestling. As always I shall be your host for this column, Julius McPherson at your service. It's been quite a while since I've done this, so I hope I remember where all the buttons on this newfangled typewriter are. With that said, let's dive in to another palpitating pool of Pulp Wrestling. Our subject this time out is the top ten most intimidating men in pro wrestling history, or as titled the top ten most believable badasses. As said, it’s been a while since I’ve done one of these columns, so I felt a good old fashioned fun and light hearted list like this would be a good way to ease myself back into the mix. So with that said, here we go. Top Ten Most Believable Badasses in Wrestling First off let’s take a second to talk about … [Read more...]

Impact Wrestling 5/9/2013 Preview

The following preview of tonight's Impact Wrestling broadcast is courtesy of ImpactWrestling.com: - Not only is Sting back in TNA to fight the Aces and Eights, but "The Icon" will now challenge Bully Ray for the World Heavyweight Championship at Slammiversary! - The huge main event of Thursday's broadcast will feature Bully Ray, Devon and Mr. Anderson of The Aces and Eights battling Sting, Kurt Angle and a partner to be determined! The question is, while AJ Styles step up and join Sting and Angle in the match? Will Styles end weeks of speculation and choose a side - is he with TNA or The Aces? Don't miss Thursday's main event! - IMPACT will also feature a #1 Contender's Match for the World Tag Team Championship as Bobby Roode and Austin Aries take on Christopher Daniels and Kaz … [Read more...]

Impact Wrestling 5/2/13 Preview – No Spoilers

The following spoiler free preview for tonight's episode of Impact Wrestling is courtesy of ImpactWrestling.com: - Just when The Aces and Eights thought they eliminated all of TNA's heroes, "The Icon" Sting is BACK! What does Sting have planned for Thursday night? How will Hulk Hogan react to Sting's return? Can Hogan and Sting resolve their differences to finally put an end to The Aces? Tune in and find out! VIDEO: Watch the SpikeTV Preview - CLICK HERE VIDEO: Previously on IMPACT | Preview Thursday - CLICK HERE VIDEO: Chris Sabin returns to IMPACT - CLICK HERE - Speaking of The Aces, Olympic gold medalist Kurt Angle has issued an Open Challenge to any member of Aces and 8s to face him one on one this Thursday on IMPACT! - Thursday's IMPACT will include the anticipated … [Read more...]

Impact Wrestling **Spoilers** for 05/02/2013

TNA taped the May 2 episode of TNA Impact Wrestling on Thursday night from the Kovalchick Convention and Athletic Complex in Indiana, Pennsylvania. Here are spoiler results: … [Read more...]

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