Khabib Nurmagomedov, Lewis Hamilton and Novak Djokovic – 25 of the best sports images of the week

We pick out some stunning pictures from the last seven days

A frenetic few weeks of mixed martial arts action came to a close in a stunning finale at UFC 254 last weekend.

Lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov produced a ruthless performance to beat Justin Gaethje via a second-round triangle choke at Flash Forum In Abu Dhabi, before tearfully announcing his retirement. The Dagestan fighter ends his career with an unbeaten record of 29-0.

Another sporting great was making the headlines on Sunday, but this time on the race track. In Formula One, British driver Lewis Hamilton was triumphant  in the Portuguese Grand Prix, sealing an historic 92nd race victory.

That took him clear of Michael Schumacher's record mark and is now poised to become the sport's most successful driver of all time as he edges closer to a seventh world championship crown.

On the football pitch, Marcus Rashford was continuing his hot streak in front of goal for Manchester United. The previous week had seen the 22-year-old attacker scoring twice against Newcastle and grabbing the winner against Paris Saint-Germain.

This week, Rashford – who is also hitting the headlines by leading a campaign against child food poverty in the UK – produced a brilliant 18-minute hat-trick after coming on substitute against RB Leipzig in the Champions League.

You can see a selection of the best images from the action in the photo gallery above. To move on to the next picture, click on the arrows, or if using a mobile device, simply swipe.

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