WWE Veteran Claims Pretty Deadly Will Be “Unemployed Soon”

Pretty Deadly

The recent WWE draft sought to shake things up in the company, with Superstars from Raw, SmackDown and NXT eligible to switch brands in order to create new rivalries and fresh matches for fans.

The fifth round of the draft took place on the 1st May 2023 edition of Raw and saw promising tag team Pretty Deadly drafted to the blue brand, SmackDown.

The pairing of Elton Prince and Kit Wilson joined the main roster after considerable success in NXT, where they claimed the NXT Tag Team Championship on two occasions. The duo also held Tag Team Championship gold in NXT UK.

With their highly anticipated main roster call up finally arriving, the British pairing are widely tipped for big things in WWE. But one former WWE veteran is not so sure that success is around the corner for the team.

WWE Veteran Dutch Mantell Unimpressed By Pretty Deadly

Speaking on his podcast Story Time With Dutch Mantell , former WWE veteran Dutch Mantell conceded that he was unconvinced by the recently drafted tag team:

“My jury is out on this team. What is it? Pretty Deadly? My jury is out on those guys because I think they could be too cute for their own good. Did they get over in NXT?

One of them was a male model in a women’s magazine, they said? So he is the mascot for a dating app? That made me quit dating! If I was dating, I’d quit. My Jury is out on Pretty Deadly. They might be pretty unemployed before long.”

Mantell would go on to elaborate on his feelings, stating that the duo’s recent debut on SmackDown, a victory over The Brawling Brutes, fell short of impressing him:

“This match lacked something. I think the people, the fans, they want to dislike this team. They want to get with it. But, like I said, they are a little too cute for their good right now. I mean, they are not really big guys; they are kind of tall, aren’t they? They don’t have the big bodies and all that. They really don’t look like wrestlers, to tell you the truth.”

H/T: Sportskeeda for the above transcription