Date Aired: August 1st, 2012
Location: Full Sail University in Winter Park, Florida, USA
Commentators: Byron Saxton & William Regal/Jim Ross
GM ADDRESS: Dusty Rhodes announced an eight man Gold Rush tournament to crown the first ever NXT champions.
Participants: Richie Steamboat, Bo Dallas, Leo Kruger, Seth Rollins, Michael McGillicutty, Drew McIntyre, Jinder Mahal & Justin Gabriel
GOLD RUSH TOURNAMENT QUARTER FINAL MATCH
Richie Steamboat defeated Leo Kruger – Steamboat pinned Kruger after hitting The Sling Blade.
Jim Ross joined Saxton & Regal at commentary.
Big E Langston defeated Adam Mercer – Langston pinned Mercer after hitting The Big Ending.
Raquel Diaz defeated Audrey Marie – Diaz pinned Marie after hitting The Gory Bomb. After the match, Diaz wrote a L on the forehead of Marie with lipstick.
Briley Pierce & Paige – Pierce asked Paige what she thought about Raquel Diaz, she responded with “Raquel Diaz? Ugliness tour? *Smirks* We’ll see.”
TAG TEAM MATCH
Jason Jordan & Mike Dalton defeated Hunico & Camacho – Dalton pinned Camacho with a roll up.
MAIN EVENT – GOLD RUSH TOURNAMENT QUARTER FINAL MATCH
Seth Rollins defeated Drew McIntyre – Rollins pinned McIntyre after hitting The Black Out
Jim Ross once again joined Saxton & Regal on commentary.