"Goodness, it was one of the greatest experiences of my life," Dacascos said upon learning his fate at the end of the broadcast. "It is certainly much harder than it looks on television. It's a lot easier to watch it than do it. But the bond you create with the pro dancers, my dancer, the other celebs, is really special."
"I think you did awesome last night," his professional partner, Lacey Schwimmer, said. "And I got to dance with you one last time ... you did great. I love you. You're awesome."
Earlier in the evening, Irvin and his partner Anna Demidova were eliminated from the competition.
Aaron Carter, Joanna Krupa, Mya, Kelly Osbourne and Donny Osmond -- along with their professional dance partners -- are still in the running for the show's coveted mirrorball trophy.