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Gilbert Thomas Clancy (May 30, 1922 – March 31, 2011)
- Alex Miteff
- Oscar Bonavena
- Gregorio Peralta
- Muhammad Ali (at different times during career)
- Joe Frazier (at different times during career)
- Mac Foster
- Johnny Persol
- Jerry Quarry
- Gerry Cooney (during fight with Foreman)
- Jorge Victor Ahumada
- Tony Anthony
- Tom Bethea
- Ralph Jones
- Juan Carlos Rivero
- Emile Griffith
- Rodrigo Valdez
- Harold Weston Jr.
- Oscar De La Hoya
- Ken Buchanan
- Juan La Porte
- George Foreman (after the Ali fight, until first retirement)
- Charlie Green
- Manuel Alvarez
- Eddie Mustafa Muhammad (as a manager)
Awards & Recognition
- 1967 & 1973 Boxing Writers Association of America Manager of the Year
- 1983 Sam Taub Award: Boxing Writers Association of America Excellence in Broadcasting Journalism Award
- Inducted into the World Boxing Hall of Fame, "Expanded Category" (Managers & Trainers)
- Inducted into the International Boxing Hall of Fame, "Non-Participant"
- Took over matchmaking duties from Teddy Brenner at Madison Square Garden in late 1978. He held the position for three years.
- In the early 1980s, Clancy started working as a television boxing commentator. He worked for CBS Sports, MSG Network, and HBO. In an interview with Zachary Levin, Clancy told how he got his start: "I was at a cocktail party with Angelo (Dundee). And Barry Frank was there. He was president of CBS Sports. And we always used to joke around, Angelo and I. So Barry Frank says, 'Could you guys do that on the air?' I say, 'Sure.' The next week we were on the air from Italy."
- Held a masters degree in education from New York University.
- In The Corner: Great Boxing Trainers Talk About Their Art - Dave Anderson
- Ring Magazine