Curtis “50 Cent” Jackson’s Lightweight prospect Ryan “Blue-Chip” Martin launches original apparel line
NEW YORK CITY (January 13, 2014) – Tennessee lightweight prospect Ryan Martin,
known as “The Blue-Chip Boxer” secures deal with Athlete Originals to begin his first entrepreneurial venture. Clothing lines seem to be a popular business endeavor for famous athletes. Martin, hopes to one day be among the few such as Michael Jordan, Steve Nash and Tony Hawk.
Martin is known for his accomplished amateur background, where he compiled 12
National Championships and over 200 career wins. The 20-year-old boxer now residing
in Cleveland, Ohio signed a multi-year promotional agreement with “Fifty Cent” back in September. Currently, he’s 2-0 with 2 knockouts, “It’s been a dream come true, I’m living the life of a professional athlete and I’m also beginning to learn business,” Martin noted. “I’m blessed to have such an amazing team around me and best has yet to come”.
Athlete Originals aspires to be the world’s largest collection of original apparel designs by athletes for their fans. The company’s CEO Chris Dey, stated “we’re proud to be in Ryan’s corner as he builds his brand and launches his original apparel line.”
Martin’s most popular design is a Blue-Chip Prospect T-Shirt. “I designed it for every ‘can’t miss’ prospect.” Martin said. “We work extremely hard as athletes and when you put this shirt on you should be proud because you earned the distinction--it wasn’t just given to you”.
“Blue-Chips” are those who have proven themselves to be among the best in their
respective sports. Typically they are highly desired by professional sport organizations and usually they make a direct impact on teams or companies that acquire them.
Martin’s manager Tim VanNewhouse, mentioned “This is a perfect opportunity for Ryan
to foster loyalty in his growing fan base by giving them a quality apparel line that features his brand and message. This is the beginning stage of our branding efforts for 2014”.
The online shop can be accessed at www.athleteoriginals.com. His designs are all
original featuring his “Blue-Chip” brand. Coming in many color variations and styles; including women, infant and youth sizes, with additional product to come. Prices begin at $20.00 where you should experience a fast and easy checkout.