Originally Posted by ritson
would i still be over doing it if i only do tabata's 3 times a week on the last week of training
If you want all of your energy spent doing Tabata intervals as opposed to sparring then do them. However, you should be sparring as much as possible on your last week of training, as I see you have a rest week before the bout. Your training should taper off but not halt on the last week.
The tabatas will leave you "legless," which is an awful feeling when sparring. Conditioning should be a supplement with your sport, not a substitute. There is no way you could squeeze all this in and live to tell about it. I doubt there are many world class athletes that are in shape enough to do this or would even benefit from it. I base all this on the assumption that you are going to be at the boxing gym at least 4 times per week.