News and notes from Thursday’s TNA Impact Wrestling tapings in New York City.

EC3 was legimately busted open at the taping on Thursday night and was hospitalized after the show. Carter reportedly required upwards of 12 staples after being injured during a hardcore rules match taped to air in July on Spike TV.

The taping on Thursday night was sold out and tonight’s taping was already sold out.

Spike TV’s Scott Fishman and other executives were in attendance on Thursday night.

Source:, The Wrestling Observer/Figure Four Online