Before finishing his career in June 2009 orthodox boxer Tsurkan built up a record of 26 wins, 0 draws, and 5 losses, starting at age 22 on November 1999 and ending 9 years later at . The longest win streak that Tsurkan has ever recorded was between November 1999 and July 2002 when it totaled 18 wins. Tsurkan's longest KO streak is 5 fights long.
A calm Tsurkan made the statement he was hoping for in a 4 round fight against Carlos Raso. Claiming the only stoppage defeat of Raso's career in round 1 of the fight via TKO. Tsurkan continued on his journey to success by fighting 4 times in 1999 and once in 2001 beating fighters such as Paulino Avitia, Oscar gabriel Gonzalez and Juan Soberanes in his next 15 fights.
Taking a knock to his career, Tsurkan fought and was defeated by Shawn Garnett on December 11th, 2002 taking his record to 18-1-0. Shawn Garnett became the first person to stop Tsurkan. The win came via TKO in the 5th round of a 10 round bout. Tsurkan continued his success in the next 6 fights taking his record to 23 wins, 2 losses and 0 draws.
Tsurkan kept his losses at 2 by beating Hector Camacho jr on June 10th, 2006. Tsurkan was the first person to stop Hector Camacho jr and he did it in the 8th round via TKO. Fights against boxers Sammy Sparkman followed taking his record to 25-3-0
Jesse Feliciano was the next fight for Tsurkan on April 25th, 2008 and also his next career win. The win against Feliciano came in the 8th round of a 10 round fight via TKO. Tsurkan was the 5th person to stop Feliciano.
On October 4th, 2008, Tsurkan took on and was defeated by Alfredo Angulo meaning his career tally went to 26-4-0. Tsurkan's fight against Alfredo Angulo was Tsurkan's 2nd stoppage defeat which came via TKO in the 10th round of the fight.
On June 27th, 2009, Tsurkan took on and was defeated by Vanes Martirosyan meaning his career tally went to 26-5-0 In one last attempt to prove he still had what it takes, Tsurkan was unfortunately stopped in the 6th round of a 10 round fight. Martirosyan was only the 3rd person to stop Tsurkan to end his 31 fight career.