A piece of extremely shocking news is coming forward where it is reported that Suzy Friton, a UFC make-up artist, passed away on Thursday, September 9, 2021. The people who were close to Suzy or worked with her are devastated by her sudden passing. As per reports, the makeup artist was battling breast cancer that was on stage two. Despite getting the best possible treatment, her condition kept deteriorating. Earlier this year, Friton’s health worsened and after the passing of some months, the saddening death news came to light. Her family and friends have gotten heartbroken and are paying her sincere tribute.
Going by the reports of First Sportz, Suzy Friton shifted to a more holistic method. The make-up artist concluded that all the Western methods were not proving beneficial to her and were worsening her health instead. The said treatment even proved to be helpful as Suzy began to see some changes in her health. The treatment helped Suzy regaining weight. However, the happiness didn’t last long as the same year in March, she was informed that she has stage four breast cancer. Needless to say, the artist got devastated after finding out about her condition.
Soon, cancer spread to the other parts of her body including lungs, liver and spine. It resulted in the 38-years-old succumbing to death. Undoubtedly, she was too young to leave the world and could have achieved plenty of things if she hadn’t gotten diagnosed with cancer. UFC community, where Suzu worked, has paid tribute to the artist and expressed their sadness on the same. Besides, former champion of UFC middleweight Michael Bisping along with Raquel Pennington also paid their tributes during the UFC Fight Night: Smith vs Spann telecast. Michael addressed Friton as one of the nicest people in the company.
Raquel on another side dedicated her victory to the late artist as she stated “This fight was for Suzy.” Apart from them, other fighters, octagon girls, and commentators also took to their respective social media platforms to post heartfelt messages and bid farewells to Friton. Jon Jones, a light heavyweight champion, shared a picture of Suzy on Instagram with a lengthy caption. He remembered the late artist as a positive person who always smiled while Diego Sanchez said that Suzy was always generous and kind to him and supported him in his ups and downs. Talking about Suzy Friton, besides being a makeup artist, she was also the hairstylist and lead wardrobe for the UFC and worked with them for over 15 years.