Tim Kennedy doesn't have a planned date to return to mixed martial arts (MMA), but does have plenty to say about the current state of the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) middleweight division.
Kennedy -- who last competed at UFC 178, losing to Yoel Romero via technical knockout in 2014 -- stopped by to chat with Steve Crowder on the Louder with Crowder podcast to give his thoughts on who he feels would represent the division he competes in the best.
One person that didn't make the cut is Ronaldo Souza, who Kennedy all but accused of being on some kind of performance enhancing drug (PED).
You know, because "he lives in Brazil."
"He's Brazilian. Let's just call a spade a spade here. We're talking about where you can walk in and get a Tic Tac and steroids. We have a guy that physically changes from looking like a welterweight to a heavyweight, depending on what season you see him, and he lives in Brazil. I've seen him at 235 pounds."
Obviously, he gave current kingpin, Chris Weidman, all the props in the world, labeling him a "fantastic champion" that oozes nothing but class.
Another person Kennedy feels would represent the division well is Luke Rockhold, saying that he is "nothing but talent through and and through with great character to do the right things."
Rockhold will have the opportunity to prove Kennedy right if he can get through Weidman when the two talented men go toe-to-toe in the co-main event of UFC 194 on Dec. 12, 2015 in Las Vegas. Nevada.