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UFC Fight Night 71 results: Andrade impresses, Good wins his debut on preliminary card

Check out the results of the six preliminary card bouts on UFC Fight Night: Duffee vs. Mir in San Diego, California.

Jake Roth-USA TODAY Sports

If we're lucky, UFC Fight Night: Duffee vs. Mir follows UFC 189's lead and the action picks up when the main card starts. Truth be told, the preliminary card was largely dull, and there was some questionable judging in one of the fights. Here are the results for the first six fights on the card:

Lyman Good def. Andrew Craig via TKO (punches) at 3:37 of round 2 - Welterweights

Good made good on his UFC debut and disposed of Andrew Craig midway through the 2nd round of a fight that was mostly dictated by the former Bellator champion. As Craig came in with an elbow, Good countered with a right hand that dropped Craig to the canvas. On the ground, Good swarmed and got to full mount, where he put Craig away with a series of right hands.

Kevin Casey def. Ildemar Alcantara via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27) - Middleweights

Casey tried to take Alcantara down in the 1st round and ended up getting mounted. He had his back taken but reversed out of it and put a beating on the Brazilian to take the 10-9 on the scorecards. Two rounds of tedious circling and uneventful striking ensued. Casey landed the harder shots, Alcantara showed no sense of urgency, and TUF 17's Casey got the nod.

Sean Strickland def. Igor Araujo via unanimous decision (30-26, 30-27, 30-26) - Welterweights

It looked like Strickland would finish Araujo early when he battered him with ground strikes, then hurt him with multiple knees and punches while standing. With Araujo just covering up and not really firing back, he sunk to the floor but Strickland couldn't get the finish. He somewhat coasted in the remaining two rounds but still comfortably took the decision, as Araujo didn't land too many damaging blows and never got himself into a serious position where he could come back.

Rani Yahya def. Masenori Kanehara by split decision (29-28, 28-29, 29-28) - Bantamweights

Yahya clearly won round 1 with his takedowns and control, but after that he considerably slowed down and Kanehara owned the stand-up. At times, Yahya was just holding onto the Japanese fighter's leg. The only thing of note that happened in Yahya's favor was a guillotine attempt against the cage in the 2nd, which he obviously didn't get. Kanehara outstruck Yahya and defended most of Rani's takedowns in the final ten minutes. Bad decision, bad fight.

Jessica Andrade def. Sarah Moras via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27) - Women's Bantamweights

Jessica Andrade physically overpowered Sarah Moras and completely dominated the Canadian in every aspect of the sport. She stuffed all of Moras' takedowns, threw her around, crushed her with ground-and-pound, and routinely passed her guard and attacked from all angles. Moras did have one chance to get a miracle win, as a botched head-and-arm throw gave Moras the opportunity to take Andrade's back and go for a rear-naked choke. It wasn't tight, and Andrade finger-wagged for the remaining 20 seconds as a completely bloodied and beaten up Moras couldn't get the win.

Sam Sicilia def. Yaotzin Meza via unanimous decision (30-27, 29-28, 29-28) - Featherweights

In a surprise move, Sicilia spent a good chunk of the fight engaging on the ground with the grappling specialist Meza. He controlled Meza throughout the bout and went for several high-elbow guillotines, but to no avail. Both men actually exchanged choke submissions but couldn't tap each other out. Striking was mostly a wash, with neither man landing a killer blow. Meza had a deep guillotine choke late in the 3rd and then tried a reverse triangle and an armbar but Sicilia wriggled free to avert last-minute disaster. This is Sicilia's first winning streak in the UFC in 9 fights.