WWE NXT spoilers from July 26, 2012: The first NXT champion is crowned

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NXT is back!

The sixth season of WWE's program keeps plugging along and last night (July 26), they once again invaded Full Sail University in Orlando, FL.

But this time, there was a lot more at stake.

At least there was for Seth Rollins and Jinder Mahal who each won two matches to earn the right to wrestle each other for the NXT Championship.

Beyond that huge match, the budding rivalry between Kassius Ohno and Richie Steamboat kicks into high gear as does the feud between The Usos and The Ascension.

You can also expect main roster WWE favorites like Tyson Kidd, Justin Gabriel and Antonio Cesaro.

What's not to like?!

I was worried when Florida Championship Wrestling's TV show got the kibosh but it looks like NXT Season 6 is a more than suitable replacement.

Courtesy of PWTorch, check out the spoilers after the jump.

First episode taping

Antonio Cesaro beat Derrick Bateman and Tamina defeated Sofia Cortez.

Kassius Ohno destroyed Jake Carter but then continued to brutalize him with elbow after the match. Richie Steamboat came out to make the save.

Tyson Kidd and Justin Gabriel -- they really need a name... AfriKidd? -- beat Micheal "Don't Call Me Hennig" McGillicutty and Johnny Curtis.

The show culminated with a face-off between Seth Rollins and Jinder Mahal to hype up their match-up "next week" to determine the first NXT champion.

Second episode taping

Hunico and Camacho defeated Mike Dalton and Jason Jordan

The Usos called out The Ascension. The rulebreakers' music hit and while The Usos were looking at the entrace, The Ascension came through the crowd to blindside them.

Big E. Langston squashed Chase Donovan

And in the main event, Seth Rollins defeated Jinder Mahal to become the first ever NXT champion. Howard Finkel handle ring introductions and the match went 20 minutes.

Afterwards, Rollins cried with the belt and Triple H, Dusty Rhodes and "The Fink" embraced him before the entire roster carried the champion to the back on their shoulders.

Third episode taping

Brodus Clay beat a jobber and Paige defeated Audrey with a DDT.

Richie Steamboat beat Kassius Ohno via disqualification after Ohno was too aggressive. After the match, he beat down on Steamboat some more and the fan favorite needed to be helped to the back.

Leo Kruger beat Percy Watson and The Ascension beat the Usos.

Jim Ross also interviewed Seth Rollins.

NXT returns to Full Sail University on August 9.

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