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In pictures: Traditional bullfight in Fujairah

The traditional bullfighting was held at Fujairah Corniche on September 22, in the emirate of Fujairah

In pictures: Traditional bullfight in Fujairah
Bulls clash during a bull fight in Fujairah on September 22, 2017. While believed to have been passed down from 16th-century Portuguese conquerors, bullfights in the Gulf emirate are more similar to those which take place in parts of Asia, pitting two bulls against one another instead of a man against beast.
In pictures: Traditional bullfight in Fujairah
Emirati men take part in a bullfight in Fujairah on September 22, 2017. While believed to have been passed down from 16th-century Portuguese conquerors, bullfights in the Gulf emirate are more similar to those which take place in parts of Asia, pitting two bulls against one another instead of a man against beast.
In pictures: Traditional bullfight in Fujairah
Emirati men pull a bull during a bullfight in Fujairah on September 22, 2017. While believed to have been passed down from 16th-century Portuguese conquerors, bullfights in the Gulf emirate are more similar to those which take place in parts of Asia, pitting two bulls against one another instead of a man against beast.
In pictures: Traditional bullfight in Fujairah
An Emirati man watches a bullfight in Fujairah on September 22, 2017. While believed to have been passed down from 16th-century Portuguese conquerors, bullfights in the Gulf emirate are more similar to those which take place in parts of Asia, pitting two bulls against one another instead of a man against beast.
In pictures: Traditional bullfight in Fujairah
Bulls clash during a bull fight in Fujairah on September 22, 2017. While believed to have been passed down from 16th-century Portuguese conquerors, bullfights in the Gulf emirate are more similar to those which take place in parts of Asia, pitting two bulls against one another instead of a man against beast.
In pictures: Traditional bullfight in Fujairah
A man pulls a bull during a bullfight in Fujairah on September 22, 2017. While believed to have been passed down from 16th-century Portuguese conquerors, bullfights in the Gulf emirate are more similar to those which take place in parts of Asia, pitting two bulls against one another instead of a man against beast.
In pictures: Traditional bullfight in Fujairah
An Emirati man takes part in a bullfight in Fujairah on September 22, 2017. While believed to have been passed down from 16th-century Portuguese conquerors, bullfights in the Gulf emirate are more similar to those which take place in parts of Asia, pitting two bulls against one another instead of a man against beast.
In pictures: Traditional bullfight in Fujairah
Bulls clash during a bullfight in Fujairah on September 22, 2017. While believed to have been passed down from 16th-century Portuguese conquerors, bullfights in the Gulf emirate are more similar to those which take place in parts of Asia, pitting two bulls against one another instead of a man against beast.