Originally Posted by cheech
Transforming someone into a fighter can take a lot of work especially if they are green. Here are a few areas at a very high level that are important to any fighter. Typically, each person has unique characteristics or challenges they need to work on to make them a good fighter. Some fighters are naturally better in some areas while other fighters have to work hard to turn into a successful fighter.
2) Fighting experience
4) Boxing Style
6) Continuous improvement
and yup, i think at the amateur level, conditioning, breathing and fighting experience are very crucial. Since it is only 3 rounds, if you can outwork your opponent (something like the 64kg silver medalist berichyk) it is more than half the battle won already.