SOURCE: Respect Your Universe, Inc.

Respect Your Universe, Inc.

April 19, 2012 09:30 ET

RYU on Pay-Per-View for UFC 145: Jones vs. Evans

LAS VEGAS, NV--(Marketwire - Apr 19, 2012) - Today, Respect Your Universe, Inc. (RYU) (OTCBB: RYUN), http://www.ryu.com/, is pleased to announce that RYU will be making their presence known again amongst the Mixed Martial Arts community this weekend on Saturday, April 21st, for UFC® 145: JONES vs. EVANS that will be aired live on Pay-Per-View. After debuting as an official UFC sponsor in December 2011, RYU will be visible in various elements throughout the 2012 UFC events including their closed captioning feature this Saturday.

Inspired by the dedication of the athlete to the one-thousand-year-old sport of Martial Arts, RYU's debut premium performance Men's Spring Line embodies the art of the sport and places emphasis on respect, strength, honor and sustainability as the foundation of their apparel and products.

Items now available from the Men's Spring Line include compression tops and shorts, fleece pants and hoodies, wind and track jackets, t-shirts and various accessories such as duffle bags and headwear items. In addition to this, RYU also released their fight shorts (containing their patent-pending waist closure technology with the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office) and training pants designed specifically to enhance the overall performance of Martial Artists while keeping them comfortable at the same time.

"We appreciate the opportunity to take part in such a highly anticipated event," said John Wood, President of RYU. "For everyone here at RYU UFC 145 is the continued evolution in the ideology of the RYU movement."

Built for Athletes, Suited for Style, all of the apparel items and products have been produced from organic and/or recycled materials utilizing some of the best yarn and fabric suppliers in the world while achieving the performance attributes desired by Mixed Martial Arts fighters and the true everyday athlete.

For more information on RYU visit http://www.ryu.com or call +1-888-455-6183 ext. 101.

About Respect Your Universe
Respect Your Universe, Inc. (OTCBB: RYUN) is a premium performance apparel and equipment company rooted in and inspired by Mixed Martial Arts. Focused on the needs of the athlete, RYU brings innovative design, development and production of premium authentic performance gear with style to mixed martial artists and athlete enthusiasts worldwide. The RYU brand is based on respect, strength, honor and sustainability.

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