The sporting week in pictures, including Cristiano Ronaldo and Khabib Nurmagomedov

We pick out some of the key images of the last seven days from the likes of UFC, Euro 2020 qualifiers, US Open tennis and the Vuelta a Espana

It has been a hectic week in the world of sport with the likes of Khabib Nurmagomedov and Cristiano Ronaldo playing major roles.

Mixed martial arts returned to Abu Dhabi when UFC 242 was held at The Arena on Yas Island. It was headlined by Nurmagomedov’s submission victory against Dustin Poirier in their lightweight unification bout.

Portugal attacker Ronaldo scored four times in his 160th appearance for his country – his second hat-trick in as many matches – as his team thrashed Lithuania 5-1 in Vilnius.

You can see a selection of the best images from the action in the photo gallery above.

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Published: September 13, 2019 09:55 AM