Dallas McCarver was a young, unknown upstart when he surprised all spectators by taking the Super Heavyweight class and the Overall for his Pro card at an NPC North Americans competition. He was just 21 and it was his 3rd bodybuilding competition ever. Dallas continued to make a name for himself in the sport, winning numerous awards and receiving accolades from admirers and reporters alike. He began dating Dana Brooke, a WWE professional wrestler and fellow bodybuilder.
Just after midnight on August 21, 2017, Dallas was found unconscious in his home by his friend and training partner Joshua Lenartowicz. Dallas was transported to the hospital where food was dislodged from his trachea. He was pronounced dead at the hospital. Dallas was 26.