Montez Ford: Young Cubs Who Think The Terrain Belongs To Them Are Wrong, The Pride Are Lions

Montez Ford says The Pride is standing on business.

The Pride (Bobby Lashley, Montez Ford, Angelo Dawkins, and B-Fab) have established themselves as a force to be reckoned with on WWE SmackDown. However, following the WWE Draft, some new stars have entered the territory, as Carmelo Hayes and others have joined the roster. During his appearance on the May 8 episode of WWE's The Bump, Bobby Lashley sparked some buzz with his comments about "punk ass kids" like Hayes being disrespectful to the veterans.

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Speaking on WWE's The Bump, Montez Ford was asked to share his thoughts on Bobby Lashley's comments.

"Once again, you see there, the disrespect of these individuals, coming up here, thinking that they got this terrain. Do they know what The Pride stands for? Do they know what The Pride means? We're lions. That means all this terrain is ours, and ‘The All Mighty’ has been conquering this entire terrain such a very, very long time. For these individuals, for these new little cubbies to come up and think that they can own the terrain, and the terrain is theirs, they lost their damn mind. That’s exactly what Bobby is talking about. These little cubbies coming up, ‘Oh, this space and time is mine. Oh, this territory’s mine, I’m gonna show that lion.’ That’s where you’re wrong. When you’re coming up, when you make your way up, congratulations. But The Pride has been a bunch of individuals who’s been doing something for a very, very long time. So this area, this space, this is something that we’re familiar with. You’re not familiar with this territory, buddy. So don’t walk around here like you’re familiar with it because you might have to get tamed, or learn, or just dealt with. Whatever you young cats and young fellas call it. We standing on business, man. That’s just what it is," Ford said.

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Lashley was scheduled to compete in the King of the Ring tournament, but he was not pulled due to injury. More information is available here.

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