SOURCE: IO NewsWire

IO NewsWire

August 16, 2011 07:30 ET

(OTCBB: RYUN) Gaining Its Share of a $1 Billion Market

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NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwire - Aug 16, 2011) - Respect Your Universe (OTCBB: RYUN) recently announced the success of their latest round of financing in which they raised over $2 million dollars via restricted stock.

Respect Your Universe (RYU) is a premium performance apparel and equipment company rooted in and inspired by Mixed Martial Arts (MMA). The MMA market has been estimated at over $1 billion (Forbes) with several apparel and equipment manufacturers creating niches for themselves.

RYU has also filed its first patent with the US Patent and Trademark office for an advanced closure design for training shorts used at all levels of MMA. With the increase of people practicing this fast rising sport, RYU should have an opportunity to market its product to a very wide range of potential buyers.

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