Richard Avery Plowden

Team: Impex

Date of Birth: October 2, 1993

Style: Tae Kwon Do

Specialty: Point Fighting

Hometown: Detroit, MI

Location: Detroit, MI

Experience: 22 Years

Leagues: NASKA, WKC, ISKA

Richard Avery Plowden is the son of legendary fighter Richard Plowden and is widely considered to be one of the best heavyweight point fighters on Earth. His well-rounded point fighting game has few weaknesses, and he has used these skills to craft an extremely decorated résumé. He holds five WKC world championships, four ISKA U.S. Open world championships, three Warrior Cups, and a diamond ring from the Diamond Nationals.

Plowden gives back to the martial arts community by sharing his knowledge with the next generation of point fighters through seminars. He is also an attorney who practices law at a large firm in Detroit. His professional endeavors off the mat, exemplary conduct at tournaments, and undeniable skill make him an excellent role model.

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